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Sri Lanka slaps new tax on gold to curb imports

Sri Lanka slaps new tax on gold to curb imports

The finance ministry said the tax was reintroduced after a five-year hiatus as authorities detected a rapid spike in imports in recent months.

NOC needed for selling gold, MoI reminds people

NOC needed for selling gold, MoI reminds people

Some people resort to the purchase and sale of gold jewellery without taking necessary safety precautions and following procedures, thereby exposing themselves to fraud, the ministry said.

All 955 gold miners trapped in South Africa rescued

All 955 gold miners trapped in South Africa rescued

The miners were stuck in the Beatrix gold mine, in the small town of Theunissen near the city of Welkom, for around 30 hours after a massive power outage.

950 miners trapped in South Africa after power outage

950 miners trapped in South Africa after power outage

The Sibanye-Stillwater mining company said a massive power outage had prevented lifts from bringing the night shift to the surface at the Beatrix gold mine, near the central city of Welkom.

Qatar shops see ‘positive trend’ in jewellery industry

Qatar shops see ‘positive trend’ in jewellery industry

Expansion plans are in the pipeline for some of Qatar’s major jewellery shops, which have witnessed a “positive trend” in the jewellery business, according to industry sources.

Macron's lawmakers to propose levy on yachts, gold after wealth tax uproar

Macron's lawmakers to propose levy on yachts, gold after wealth tax uproar

Lawmakers from Emmanuel Macron's party will propose an amendment to France's 2018 budget to tax luxury yachts, supercars and precious metals, a senior party official said ...

Bangladesh customs hit gold bonanza in unlikely places

Bangladesh customs hit gold bonanza in unlikely places

Bangladesh detectives hit the jackpot when they stopped Mohammad Belal at Chittagong airport carrying some surprising excess baggage.

Fake police walk off with gold worth $5mn

Fake police walk off with gold worth $5mn

Thieves posing as police officers walked off with more than $5mn of gold after telling a group of men simply to hand it over, Japanese media reported on Wednesday.

Robbers grab 70kg of gold in dramatic French van heist

Robbers grab 70kg of gold in dramatic French van heist

An armed gang held up a van transporting 70 kilograms (154 pounds) of powdered gold in a dramatic heist near the French city of Lyon on Monday.

Erdogan calls on Turks to convert forex into lira or gold

Erdogan calls on Turks to convert forex into lira or gold

President Tayyip Erdogan called on Turks to convert their foreign exchange into gold or the Turkish lira and said there was "no option" other than cutting interest rates to spur growth.

Al Mourtajez superb in Chantilly victory

Al Mourtajez superb in Chantilly victory

Al Mourtajez looked unstoppable in winning the Qatar Arabian World Cup, winning by an imperious four-and-a-half lengths to not only repeat his 2015 feat, but also to stay in line for the Doha Triple Crown.

Wuheida, National Defense among winners on Arc day

Wuheida, National Defense among winners on Arc day

Al Shaqab’s Karar second in Qatar Prix de la Foret; Speedy Boarding wins Qatar Prix de l’Opera Longines in a photo finish