Asanko Gold Inc

Asanko hits commercial production

This year so far has been a great one for Asanko Gold (TSX: AKG; NYSE-MKT: AKG). In January, the company kicked off first production at…

Peter Breese (left), Asanko Gold's president and CEO, and Colin Steyn, chairman, shake hands over a gold bar from the Asanko gold mine in Ghana. Credit: Asanko Gold

Asanko pours first gold in Ghana

Asanko Gold (TSX: AKG; NYSE-MKT: AKG) has started gold production at its namesake mine in Ghana, becoming the newest mine in the West African country.

Coeur Mining bought the Wharf gold mine (shown) in South Dakota from Goldcorp in early 2015 for US$105 million. Credit: Coeur Mining

A sobering look at gold M&A since 2010

Raymond James analyst Phil Russo has reviewed 67 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the gold space since 2010 to determine how many are viable producing, developing and streaming deals. He has found that 40% of transactions would not recoup…

Mills spinning at Kirkland Lake Gold's Macassa gold mine in Ontario. Source: Kirkland Lake Gold

Gold stocks that soared in 2015’s H1

Several gold producers have registered strong share price gains during the first half of 2015, despite price pressure on the yellow metal. The spot gold price dipped 0.7% from last year’s close to end June 30 at US$1,174 per oz. It has…

US stocks rise, Sept.15-19

U.S. equities ended the trading week in positive territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 292 points to end at 17,279.74, while the S&P 500 Index rose 25 points to 2,010.40. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 12 points to…

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