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‘Oil reveals its wild side again’

There is no way to know how long the wilder state might persist.

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China hikes fuel consumption tax

China has announced a tax increase on gasoline and diesel fuel consumption in the first such hike since 2009.

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S&P downgrades Standard Chartered

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) cut its credit rating on Standard Chartered for the first time in 20 years.

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Brazil names new finance minister
November 28 2014 at 12:56

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff named pro-market bank executive Joaquim Levy to be her new finance minister.

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EU gives 3 countries time to fix budgets
November 28 2014 at 12:52

The European Commission has given France, Italy and Belgium until March to fix their budgets or risk humiliating penalties for breaking tough eurozone spending rules.

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Japan data paints glooomy picture
November 28 2014 at 12:44

Japan released a lacklustre string of economic data including a slowing inflation rate that dealt another blow to Tokyo's bid to conquer years of falling prices and tepid growth.

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German retail sales rebound
November 28 2014 at 12:19

German retail sales, a closely watched measure of household confidence, rebounded in October.

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Britain's FTSE hits one-week low
November 28 2014 at 12:15

Britain's top share index slipped to a one-week low, with energy and mining stocks slumping following a further drop in oil prices to a new four-year trough.

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Hong Kong shares close down
November 28 2014 at 11:50

Hong Kong shares finished down, shrugging off a massive rally in mainland shares as rumours swirled about the launch of deposit insurance regulations for mainland banks.

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Energy shares halt European rally
November 28 2014 at 11:48

European shares fell, retreating for the first time in six sessions as a further drop in crude oil prices kept the pressure on energy shares and revived fears of deflation in the euro zone.

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Argentina charges HSBC with aiding tax evasion
November 28 2014 at 11:29

Argentina's tax agency charged HSBC bank with helping more than 4 000 Argentines evade taxes by placing their money in secret Swiss accounts.

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Russian ruble extends record slide
November 28 2014 at 11:19

The ruble lost another 1.5 percent of its value as it extended a record slide after the OPEC oil cartel's decision to leave its output ceiling unchanged.

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Obstacles hold back African capital markets
November 28 2014 at 10:38

African stock exchanges should lower transaction costs and encourage new listings if they want to become more attractive vehicles for raising capital and lure new investment.

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