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Bank ‘probes money-market rigging’

The Bank of England has opened a formal investigation into the possible manipulation of money-market auctions.

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AFP

Religion, risk drive Islamic finance boom

Sceptics say the booming industry owes its success to religion, but others say it also makes financial sense.

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Russia mulls oil production cut

Russia is considering cutting its oil production in a bid to revive prices, energy minister Alexander Novak said, as the ruble plunges in value.

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World's ultra-rich getting richer
November 21 2014 at 12:51

Just 0.004 percent of the world's adult population controls 13 percent of the total wealth, says UBS.

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China cuts rates to boost economy
November 21 2014 at 13:43

China cut its benchmark interest rates for the first time in more than two years on Friday.

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World shares lifted by stimulus hints
November 21 2014 at 13:35

Global shares headed for a second week of gains on Friday after reassuring US data and Draghi comments.

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Increased concern over world economy
November 21 2014 at 13:32

Three factors have increased concerns about the state of the global economy, according to British finance minister.

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US immigration tweaks not enough
November 21 2014 at 12:02

Silicon Valley representatives are disappointed that US immigration rule changes will not satisfy their longstanding demands.

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Euro shares rise on ECB comments
November 21 2014 at 11:51

Shares rose on Friday as dovish comments by ECB chief reignited speculation about additional stimulus.

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Nigeria must adjust to oil price
November 21 2014 at 11:42

Nigeria will have to adjust to oil prices heading lower for some time to come, Finance Minister said.

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Asian shares rise on US data
November 21 2014 at 11:00

Asian shares rose on Friday after US data showed broad economic strength, while the yen rebounded.

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Oil smooths superpowers’ global dealings
November 21 2014 at 09:03

A new age of abundant and cheap energy supplies is redrawing the world’s geopolitical landscape, weakening and potentially threatening the legitimacy of some governments while enhancing the power of others.

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Ghana: Maersk unit inks $1bn port deal
November 21 2014 at 08:55

Port operator APM Terminals, a unit of shipping and oil conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk, said yesterday it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Ghana to expand its Tema Port.

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