AlibabaJack Ma1
Reuters.

Alibaba boss is worth R278bn

Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba Group, has become China's richest man with a fortune estimated at $25 billion (R278 billion).

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Ukraine Eurobonds plunge

Ukraine's dollar bonds suffered a sharp selloff, plunging to multi-month lows as investors priced in the growing probability of debt restructuring and lower rec... Read Story

Antonis Samaras1
Reuters.

‘Greece can exit bailout early’

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras expects his country to exit its international bailout ahead of schedule.

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Gazprom shrugs off European gas moves
September 23 2014 at 12:55

Russia's Gazprom expects its export volumes and average gas price in Europe next year to be “no worse” than in 2014.

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Euro zone activity falls to nine-month low
September 23 2014 at 12:37

The eurozone economy slowed in September, with a key business indicator released slumping to a nine-month low.

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Philips in first split in 120 years
September 23 2014 at 12:19

Philips said it would split the 120-year-old Dutch giant in two, separating its healthcare-lifestyle division from the historic lighting business in a dramatic streamlining move.

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AstraZeneca, Shire fall as US tax move hurts hopes
September 23 2014 at 12:11

Shares in drugmakers AstraZeneca and Shire both fell more than 5 percent after the US Treasury took steps to curb “inversion” deals that allow companies to escape high US taxes by reincorporating abroad.

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Alibaba boss is worth R278bn
September 23 2014 at 11:46

Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba Group, has become China's richest man with a fortune estimated at $25 billion (R278 billion).

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China factory activity edges up
September 23 2014 at 11:40

China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly picked up some momentum in September even as factory employment slumped to a 5-1/2-year low, a potential source of worry for Communist leaders who prize social stability above all ... Read Story
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Healthcare shares knock FTSE
September 23 2014 at 11:34

Healthcare shares pushed Britain's main equity index lower as new US tax rules dented the takeover appeal of companies such as Shire and AstaZeneca for US suitors.

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New Tesco CFO takes up role early
September 23 2014 at 11:14

British retailer Marks & Spencer has allowed Alan Stewart, its departing chief finance officer, to join troubled rival Tesco in the same role two months early following an appeal from Tesco's new chief executive Dave L... Read Story
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Asian relief as China's factories top forecasts
September 23 2014 at 11:11

Asian shares recouped early losses while commodities won a break from recent selling pressure after a reading on China's massive factory sector outpaced the market's bleak expectations.

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‘Alibaba IPO to start Chinese internet era’
September 23 2014 at 11:06

Chinese media hailed the record-breaking stock market floatation of Chinese internet giant Alibaba as the start of a “Chinese era in the global internet.”

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