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China takes bold step to lift economy

China cut mortgage rates and downpayment levels for some home buyers for the first time since the 2008 global financial crisis, making one of its biggest moves ... Read Story

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German unemployment rises

The number of those out of work in Germany posted a surprise gain in September, the labour office said.

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EU: Apple’s Irish tax deals breach rules

The European Union has set out its case against Apple's sweetheart tax deals with Ireland.

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US weighs Toyota complaints
September 30 2014 at 12:07

Toyota is once again under scrutiny in the United States amid complaints that its Corolla cars can unintentionally accelerate, reviving safety concerns for the big Japanese automaker.

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Japan industrial output falls
September 30 2014 at 11:57

Japan's industrial production declined a seasonally adjusted 1.5 per cent in August from the previous month, the government said.

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Japanese household spending keeps falling
September 30 2014 at 11:47

Spending among Japanese households fell a steeper-than-expected 4.7 percent in August.

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China September PMI misses estimate
September 30 2014 at 11:30

China's manufacturing activity came in below initial expectations in September, HSBC said.

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Asia stocks unsettled by sluggish factories
September 30 2014 at 11:25

Asian markets were in hesitant mood as investors wondered what China's response would be to civil unrest in Hong Kong.

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French public debt exceeds R29 trillion
September 30 2014 at 11:17

France's public debt topped the symbolic level of 2.0 trillion for the first time, in the second quarter of the year.

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RBS frees up $1.3bn of provisions
September 30 2014 at 11:12

State-backed Royal Bank of Scotland will release 800 million pounds (R15 billion) from provisions it had set aside to cover losses on bad loans after an improvement in economic conditions, especially in Ireland.

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Xbox One finally hits the streets
September 30 2014 at 04:24

Microsoft launched its Xbox One game console in China yesterday, becoming the first foreign company to enter the potentially massive market after Beijing lifted a 14-year ban.

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Direct yuan-euro trading to start
September 30 2014 at 04:23

China would begin direct trading between the yuan renminbi and the euro starting today, the national foreign exchange market’s operator said yesterday, as Beijing seeks to broaden the currency’s global usage. Read Story
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Alibaba’s private bank approved
September 30 2014 at 04:22

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which completed the largest stock offering on record earlier this month, has received approval to set up a private bank.

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