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American stocks end higher

US stocks ended higher on Monday on investor hopes for a strong earnings season, but IBM’s disappointing results limited gains.

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Asian shares crawl higher on China GDP relief

Asian stocks crept up on Tuesday as investors took solace from data showing the Chinese economy grew slightly more than expected in the third quarter.

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Oil executive killed in plane crash

Total CEO Christophe de Margerie was killed in a collision between a plane and a snow plough at a Moscow airport.

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Lufthansa’s long-haul pilots to join strike
October 20 2014 at 11:59

Lufthansa long-haul pilots announced they would be joining part of the industrial action planned by their short-and medium-haul colleagues over changes to their retirement plans.

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Tokyo shares soar 4%
October 20 2014 at 12:07

Japanese shares surged, with the Topix index climbing the most in more than a year, after a rebound in global equities and a report the nation’s pension fund will boost domestic stock holdings.

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Hong Kong stocks end higher
October 20 2014 at 12:20

Hong Kong stocks rose, with the benchmark index rising for a second day, as Chinese developers and exporters advanced.

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World stocks advance on strong data
October 20 2014 at 12:52

Global stocks climbed, with strong US data and encouraging third-quarter earnings easing concerns about the pace of global economic recovery and raising appetite for riskier assets.

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HSBC fall weighs on UK's FTSE
October 20 2014 at 12:54

Britain's top equity index slipped, as last week's bounce off 15-month lows faded and a dip in the shares of global bank HSBC pegged back the market.

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NUM: Strike at Glencore coal mine
October 20 2014 at 13:25

National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said its members had downed tools at the Koornfontein coal mine operated by Glencore.

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IBM to pay R17bn to shed its chip division
October 20 2014 at 13:28

IBM is paying $1.5 billion (R17 billion) to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division.

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Ebola toys a hit with those who like to play with danger
October 20 2014 at 05:00

It may be the only time you will find these words in the same sentence: “Ebola” and “Add to Wishlist”.

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Zimbabwe: Plan to restore power plants
October 20 2014 at 04:49

Zimbabwe’s state-owned power utility planned to raise $300 million (R3.3 billion) to restore three power plants, it said last week.

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Modi frees diesel controls, raises gas tariffs in bid to help economy
October 20 2014 at 04:47

India has scrapped controls on diesel prices and increased natural gas tariffs in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biggest steps towards curbing subsidies, spurring energy output and reviving the economy.

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