Barrick Weighs Options for Copper Mine as Zambia Tax Hikes Loom

Barrick Gold (TSX:ABX, NYSE:GOLD) has begun considering various options for its Lumwana copper mine, which includes selling the asset, the company announced on Monday (January 21). The miner began fleshing out arrangements for the mine when concerns surrounding potential tax hikes in Zambia grew. “The proposed changes to taxes and royalties would imperil the mine’s […]

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Gold Price Flat After Fed Hikes Interest Rates

After two days of meetings regarding monetary policy, the US Federal Reserve officially announced the third interest rate hike of the year on Wednesday (September 26). The Fed lifted the target federal funds rate by 25 basis points from 2 percent to 2.25 percent, leaving gold virtually unchanged from its decline prior to the hike […]