R/€ = 18.30 Change: 0.09
R/$ = 15.16 Change: 0.07
Au 1842.64 $/oz Change: 8.78
Pt 1099.67 $/oz Change: 21.06


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Camec makes C$1,5bn bid for Katanga

29th August 2007 London-listed Central African Mining & Exploration launched a formal offer for Katanga Mining Ltd on Wednesday, but Katanga CE Arthur Ditto said he was not interested. 

Gold edges higher as stock markets rebound

2nd August 2007 Gold edged higher on Thursday in subdued trade as global financial markets rebounded after falling sharply the previous session on prevailing risk aversion. 

Angloplat decision on Twickenham by Q1 2008

30th July 2007 Capital costs have climbed for Angloplat's long-delayed, multi-billion rand Twickenham project and a decision on whether to build it will be made by early 2008, a top official said on Monday. 

Gold rebounds after sell-off, Tokyo hits 1-month low

27th July 2007 Gold recovered on Friday after tumbling to its lowest in two weeks the previous day, while Tokyo futures slipped for the fifth day in a row to a one-month low as investors ditched their holdings. 

Rio Tinto agrees to buy Alcan for $38bn

12th July 2007 Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto Ltd/Plc has agreed to buy Canadian aluminium company Alcan Inc. for $38,1-billion, in a bid to create the world's biggest aluminium company.  

Zambia to spend $74m to upgrade lime producer

6th July 2007 Zambia's major lime producer for its vast copper and cobalt mines will upgrade equipment and construct a new kiln to boost lime production at a cost of $74-million, the firm said on Friday. 

Watchdog hopes to wrap up Gold Fields probe in August

6th July 2007 South Africa's financial sector watchdog hopes to conclude an investigation in August regarding possible insider trading or market manipulation in Gold Fields shares. 

Gold steady, higher yen hurts TOCOM

26th June 2007 Gold was steady on Tuesday as resilience of the dollar versus the euro reduced investor appetite for the metal, while a rise in the yen dragged down yen-based gold futures in Tokyo. Spot gold was at $651,20/$651,80/oz as of 02:50 GMT, compared with $650,80/$651,40/oz late in New York on Monday,... 

Gold rallies from 3-month low, Tokyo futures up

14th June 2007 Spot gold bounced back on Thursday, recovering from a three-month low on bargain hunting, while Tokyo futures rose by 1 percent, helped by a slide in the value of the yen. Spot gold rose to $650,10/$650,70 an ounce at 03:50 GMT, compared with $647,20/$647,70 last quoted in New York. However,... 

Gold sinks, Tokyo futures hit 10-week low

13th June 2007 Cash gold fell further on Wednesday as the dollar wavered near an 11-week high against the euro, while Tokyo futures fell to a 10-week low tracking losses in New York's COMEX market and weak spot prices. 


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