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Pacific trade talks conclude without deal

Trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal after talks in Maui on the Trans-Pacific Partnership but vowed to keep working.

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Investors expect directionless market

Concern about the strength of the economies in China and Europe, along with a slide in energy prices, have made stocks stall.

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It’s cash versus card in Germany

More than half of the amount spent in Germany on private purchases is paid in cash, but cards are becoming more popular.

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Pacific trade talks conclude without deal
August 1 2015 at 10:22

Trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal after talks in Maui on the Trans-Pacific Partnership but vowed to keep working.

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Investors expect directionless market
August 1 2015 at 10:03

Concern about the strength of the economies in China and Europe, along with a slide in energy prices, have made stocks stall.

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Zim seeks to halve public sector wage bill
July 31 2015 at 17:40

The Zimbabwean government has indicated plans to cut the public sector wage bill to 40 percent of total revenue from the current 80 percent.

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Zambia counts cost of power cuts
July 31 2015 at 17:37

Vedanta Resources Plc has closed its biggest operation at Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mine, because of load shedding, leaving about 3 000 miners jobless.

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$10bn wiped off Samsung value
July 31 2015 at 15:32

Suwon - Sluggish sales of Samsung Electronics’s Galaxy S6 smartphones helped trigger a share decline that wiped more than $10 billion from its market value in July - almost twice the capitalisation of local rival LG ... Read Story
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Exxon profit lowest since 2009
July 31 2015 at 15:32

Exxon Mobil posts its worst quarterly performance since 2009 as a worldwide glut of oil collapsed prices faster than explorers trim costs.

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Japan to reboot nuclear reactors
July 31 2015 at 13:23

Kyushu Electric Power will start up a reactor on August 10, the first attempt to reboot Japan's nuclear industry in nearly two years.

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It’s cash versus card in Germany
July 31 2015 at 13:03

More than half of the amount spent in Germany on private purchases is paid in cash, but cards are becoming more popular.

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Trade talks enter final day
July 31 2015 at 12:59

Differences over farm exports hamper the pursuit of a final deal at the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks in Hawaii.

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Greek leader throws down gauntlet
July 31 2015 at 12:24

Alexis Tsipras defends his decision to accept harsh bailout terms as the best deal anyone could have attained for Greece.

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