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Oil surges on Yemen strife

Crude prices rose as much as six percent on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched air strikes on Yemen.

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Travel stocks knock Britain’s FTSE

Britain’s top share index fell on Thursday, hit by firms exposed to a higher oil price after air strikes in Yemen sent Brent surging.

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European shares decline

European shares fell on Thursday, with the London Stock Exchange leading the market lower.

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Lockheed races to fix software glitch
March 23 2015 at 09:02

Lockheed Martin is working to fix an error involving the ground control system for GPS satellites it runs for the US Air Force.

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China: 36 500 cars to be recalled
March 23 2015 at 04:59

Jaguar Land Rover on Friday said it is recalling nearly 36 500 Range Rover Evoque sport utility vehicles, after local media reported the British luxury carmaker used faulty gearboxes.

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Week ahead: Talk of currency wars and the Greek factor
March 23 2015 at 04:59

Markets still digesting an unexpectedly cautious message from the Federal Reserve will get more food for thought this week with US inflation data and potentially rising risks of a Greek exit from the euro zone.

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S&P cuts Nigeria’s credit rating on oil prices
March 23 2015 at 04:57

Nigeria’s credit rating was downgraded by Standard & Poor’s on Friday because of falling oil prices and rising political risks before delayed elections due this week in the West African country.

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IMF, ADB give backing to China-led bank
March 23 2015 at 04:56

China received critical support from the International Monetary FÑ5M_ andile.mantanga¸¬·D¸H¸ÿÿ`–orumund (IMF) and Asian Development BankÑ5M_ andile.mantanga¸¬&... Read Story
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India: Modi clears another hurdle
March 23 2015 at 04:54

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to attract private investment in mining of coal and other minerals received parliamentary approval last week, his second key legislative win in as many weeks.

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How an unreliable power supply in Zimbabwe is exacerbated by corruption
March 23 2015 at 04:51

Jeffias Moyo kickstarts a generator and waits for its reassuring hum to fill the air at a maize grinding mill in Zimbabwe’s second largest city.

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Glencore may turn to agricultural deal next
March 23 2015 at 04:51

With only one acquisition in the past 11 months, Glencore’s billionaire chief Ivan Glasenberg is in the midst of a deal-making drought.

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Insight: China’s chequebook diplomacy steals IMF show
March 23 2015 at 04:48

Sometimes geopolitical shifts happen by accident rather than design.

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Lobsters survive truck crash
March 23 2015 at 04:34

Some 1.4 tons of live lobsters from Canada survived for several hours after a truck carrying them slid off a highway in central Maine on Wednesday, but the crustaceans were quickly back on their way to New Hampshire and Rh... Read Story
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