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Alibaba in fourth spot for techs listed in US

ALIBABA Group Holding surpassed Facebook by market capitalisation on its first trade as a public company.

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Apple fans travel the globe for new iPhone

GOING on an iVacation? The long lines of people eager to get their hands on Apple’s latest iPhones took on a new flavour this year, as queues swelled with... Read Story

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G20 finance ministers set out plan to boost global growth

THE GROUP of 20 (G20) leading nations say they are tantalisingly close to adding an extra $2 trillion (R22 trillion) to the global economy and creating millions... Read Story

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Zambia: Law to restart farmers’ bourse
September 22 2014 at 05:23

Zambia’s President Michael Sata has directed a government minister to implement a law that will allow the country’s agricultural commodities market to resume trading after a three-year halt.

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Focus shifts to the Great Stagnation
September 22 2014 at 05:02

Scotland’s rejection of independence and a lack of fireworks at a Fed meeting calmed investors enough to shift the focus back to what some call the “Great Stagnation”.

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Ma hits the jackpot as Alibaba lists in US
September 22 2014 at 04:57

China’s richest person got even wealthier on Friday as Alibaba Group Holding soared on its first day of trading.

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Siemens to buy Dresser-Rand
September 22 2014 at 06:16

Germany’s Siemens will buy US oil equipment maker Dresser-Rand Industries for $7.6-billion.

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Ethiopia: Airline buys 20 updated 737s
September 22 2014 at 05:14

Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise, Africa’s largest carrier by revenue, has agreed to buy 20 redesigned 737 models valued at $2.1 billion (R23bn) in the largest single order for Boeing planes from the continent.

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High prices fail to dampen guzzlers’ spirits at Oktoberfest
September 22 2014 at 05:06

WITH a cry of “O zapft is” (a Bavarian expression meaning “it is tapped”) mayor Dieter Reiter tapped the first keg of this year’s Oktoberfest festivities in the Bavarian capital of Mu... Read Story
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Nigeria: Power firms to get big bailout
September 22 2014 at 05:04

Nigeria’s oil minister announced a 213 billion naira (R14bn) bailout package for power firms at the weekend.

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G20 finance ministers set out plan to boost global growth
September 22 2014 at 05:02

THE GROUP of 20 (G20) leading nations say they are tantalisingly close to adding an extra $2 trillion (R22 trillion) to the global economy and creating millions of jobs, but Europe’s extended stagnation remains a maj... Read Story
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Apple fans travel the globe for new iPhone
September 22 2014 at 04:59

GOING on an iVacation? The long lines of people eager to get their hands on Apple’s latest iPhones took on a new flavour this year, as queues swelled with tourists joining in the revelry on Friday to buy handsets tha... Read Story
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Alibaba in fourth spot for techs listed in US
September 22 2014 at 04:58

ALIBABA Group Holding surpassed Facebook by market capitalisation on its first trade as a public company.

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