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Microsoft profit dips to R49bn

Microsoft has reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles.

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South Korea economy grows 0.9%

South Korea's economic growth picked up in the third quarter on revived consumer spending and a government stimulus package, the Bank of Korea said.

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China, 20 countries set up Asian bank

China and 20 other countries moved forward towards setting up an Asian infrastructure lender.

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Hong Kong shares slip
October 24 2014 at 11:08

Hong Kong shares finished lower, dragged down by weak Chinese property data and corporate results from major companies.

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‘Qantas expects to return to profit’
October 24 2014 at 11:19

Qantas' chief executive Alan Joyce Friday said the Australian carrier expects to post a pre-tax profit in the three months to September following a record net loss.

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Microsoft profit dips to R49bn
October 24 2014 at 11:13

Microsoft has reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles.

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Caterpillar: US demand boosts earnings
October 24 2014 at 05:21

Caterpillar posted third-quarter earnings and sales that beat analysts’ estimates as the recovery in North American building drove higher demand for excavators and bulldozers.

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Smartphones hurting career prospects of school-leavers
October 24 2014 at 05:18

School-leavers are damaging their career chances by spending too long on their smartphones and making social calls at work, a survey of firms has revealed.

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Unilever hurt in third quarter by slowing emerging markets
October 24 2014 at 05:09

Unilever yesterday posted a third-quarter drop in sales down 2 percent, blaming a slowdown in emerging markets, particularly in China.

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Rio Tinto: Walsh gets vote of confidence
October 24 2014 at 05:03

Mining giant Rio Tinto yesterday gave a vote of confidence in its top two executives by giving them open-ended contracts, with chairman Jan du Plessis praising them for establishing a “track record of delivering on t... Read Story
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IMF outlines plan to fix ailing Zimbabwe
October 24 2014 at 04:57

Zimbabwe must put operating parameters for acquiring bad bank loans in place by the end of the year and submit recommendations to fix the mining sector’s fiscal regime by next June as part of the country’s new ... Read Story
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GM: US truck sales drive up profit
October 24 2014 at 04:49

Big profits from rising SUV and truck sales in North America helped General Motors (GM) nearly double its third-quarter net profit and more than offset its struggles in Europe and South America.

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Business activity improves, but upturn elusive
October 24 2014 at 04:48

Euro zone businesses performed much better than forecasters expected this month and China’s vast factory sector grew a shade faster, but there were worrying signs that the upturn could be short-lived.

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