UN has so far resisted deploying any troops to stop the rebel advance before 2014.
NATO is also undecided. Meanwhile, radical islamist militants are moving closer to "government held" territory in the South, with Mali's feckless military in disarray after a military coup by U.S. trained junior army officers displaced millions of dirt poor Malians, and allowed al-qeada backed radicals to take over the North, where rape, beating, amputations and summary executions are carried out under the guise of islamic law. Over 70% of GOLD"s mining operations are in Southern Mali.
Quite the opposite as it looks like Mali Army falling apart. Expect gold companies to close mines as the insurgents push into area add the fact U.N. is not getting involved and you have one big cluster. I got out along time ago and suggest the same for you seeing unless you are able to trade off hours this could really crash overnight.