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South African gold companies say ‘strike talk’ is premature

And are optimistic on how final wage offer will be received.

Gold is now ‘fairly valued’ – hedge fund mogul Paulson

Following last week’s rout that dragged prices to five-year lows.

OceanaGold beefs up

A takeover by OceanaGold gets it longer life gold mine.

Goldcorp cuts dividend to deal with ‘volatile’ market

Monthly dividend will be reduced 60% to 2 cents beginning in August.

Zimbabwe to cut royalties levied on small gold mines

Plans to cut royalties from 3% to 1% from September to boost output from the sector.

South African gold companies table final offer

Increases close to Village Main Reef wage agreement.

Gold miners pick derivatives to protect income

Gold mining companies are turning increasingly to derivatives to lock in future revenues.

Mining industry faces tough call as gold drops

The fundamental response would be to cut production, but that is unlikely to happen anytime soon – economist.

Gold traders stop for breath with focus on September

The precious metal is still heading for its biggest monthly decline in 2 years.

OceanaGold to buy Romarco for $660 million

OceanaGold will pay 0.241 of its shares for every one in Romarco.

Kinross mulls more job cuts at Mauritania mine

Looking for ways to reduce costs at its higher-cost mines amid sliding metals prices.

GFMS ‘curate’s egg’ gold report

Major London precious metals consultancy GFMS has come up with a very detailed post-Q2 gold report, but we would argue some points with it.

Buy and ‘own Krugerrands’ says Jim Grant

Krugerrands are one of the cheapest and most cost effective ways to buy gold with very low premiums.

David Einhorn is being punished by gold

Einhorn’s investing approach has dropped 16% in 2015, dragged down by his bet on gold.

HSBC downgrades 2015 gold price forecast

Predicts that gold will average $1,160 per ounce in 2015 from $1,234 previously.

Kyrgyzstan launches gold venture with China

This is the second major gold project launched after the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Gold out of style like bell-bottom trousers signals lower prices

The problem for gold isn’t just that prices are dropping.

Africa’s biggest gold deposit becomes burden as prices plunge

And the bond market’s taking note.

Chinese favoured stocks over bullion in Q2

“Gold has certainly moved out of favour in China in recent quarters,” says GFMS analyst Andrew Leyland.

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