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US stock surge as investors buy the dip

US equities enjoyed their best week in months as buying fever returned to the market following a month-long swoon on solid earnings.

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Dollar dips ahead of Fed meeting

The dollar weakened against other major currencies in cautious trade ahead of next week's Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.

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ECB's Draghi issues crisis warning

France and Italy renewed their commitment to reform their economies.

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Lufthansa pilots expand strike
October 21 2014 at 11:50

Pilots at Lufthansa ratcheted up a 35-hour strike, grounding many intercontinental flights by the German flag carrier.

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Tesco stems sales decline
October 21 2014 at 12:05

Sales at Britain's Tesco, the market leading grocer reeling from an accountancy scandal, fell 3.6 percent over the last 12 weeks.

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Hong Kong shares ends higher
October 21 2014 at 12:10

Hong Kong stocks rose, after swinging between gains and losses for most of the day, as investors weighed China economic data.

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‘ECB looking at corporate bond buys’
October 21 2014 at 12:23

The European Central Bank is considering buying corporate bonds on the secondary market and may decide on the matter as soon as December with a view to begin buying early next year, several sources familiar with the situat... Read Story
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Brighter China data fails to lift stocks
October 21 2014 at 12:29

A two-day rebound in global shares slowed and the US dollar edged lower.

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Mauritius' trade deficit widens
October 21 2014 at 12:31

Mauritius' trade deficit widened 21.1 percent to 7.47 billion rupees (R2.6 billion) in August from a year earlier.

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‘China hackers infiltrated Apple's iCloud?’
October 21 2014 at 12:37

Apple's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials.

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‘China, UK, Germany best countries to invest’
October 21 2014 at 12:44

China is the best place to invest, according to a survey published of US corporate executives.

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Hollande takes on '50th worker' reform
October 21 2014 at 13:13

“It's great that they are finally doing something about these idiotic rules.”

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US futures point to fourth day of gains
October 21 2014 at 13:42

US stock index futures were higher, pointing to a fourth straight session of gains, with technology shares especially poised for outperformance following strong results from both Apple and Texas Instruments.

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