RBS
Reuters

RBS sets aside R7bn for forex probes

Britain's state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland has set aside £400 million (R7 billion) linked to global probes into alleged price-rigging in foreign exchange... Read Story

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sxc.hu

German retail sales post big drop

German shoppers cut back their spending sharply in September, official data showed.

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Tencent
REUTERS

Tencent teams up with IBM

Tencent Holdings said it would collaborate with International Business Machines Corp (IBM) on a new cloud software business.

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Asian shares rise on earnings optimism
October 29 2014 at 06:14

Asian shares advanced to one-month highs on Wednesday, helped by Wall Street, which gained on optimism over corporate earnings.

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S&P ends above key level
October 29 2014 at 06:14

American stocks rose more than one percent on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 ending above its 50-day moving average for the first time in almost a month.

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US demand down but confidence up
October 29 2014 at 05:25

Demand for US-made capital goods recorded its biggest drop in eight months in September and the pace of house price gains moderated in August, suggesting some cooling in economic growth in the third quarter.

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Humility gets the girl in real life, say US researchers
October 29 2014 at 05:08

Cocky, bad guys may usually get the girl in the movies but the same isn’t true in real life, according to new research.

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Gender economic equality to remain elusive for 80 years, says report
October 29 2014 at 05:01

Economic equality between men and women globally will not be achieved for another eight decades, the World Economic Forum (WEF) concluded in a report.

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User growth ‘number one priority’ for Twitter
October 29 2014 at 04:58

TWITTER reported another quarter of decelerating user growth, triggering a sell-off in shares and putting pressure on chief executive Dick Costolo to prove that he can attract more users and advertisers.

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Emerging markets boost Novartis’ profits
October 28 2014 at 16:33

Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis reported that its net profit rose 45 per cent to 3.24 billion dollars (R35 billion) in the third quarter.

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‘Ukraine unlikely to get IMF tranche this year’
October 28 2014 at 16:30

Ukraine is unlikely to receive a second tranche of a $17-billion (R186 billion) loan programme from the International Monetary Fund this year as expected, Finance Minister Oleksander Shlapak said.

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Pfizer profits edge higher
October 28 2014 at 16:25

US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has reported slightly higher quarterly earnings as stronger sales in vaccines and some other products offset the negative hit from patent expirations on other medications.

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Gold rises from two-week low
October 28 2014 at 16:17

Gold rose as interest from price-sensitive buyers in China lifted it from two-week lows.

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