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US stock surge as investors buy the dip

US equities enjoyed their best week in months as buying fever returned to the market following a month-long swoon on solid earnings.

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Dollar dips ahead of Fed meeting

The dollar weakened against other major currencies in cautious trade ahead of next week's Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.

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ECB's Draghi issues crisis warning

France and Italy renewed their commitment to reform their economies.

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Wall Street gains on industrial earnings
October 24 2014 at 06:34

Earnings from Caterpillar and 3M drove Wall Street higher on Thursday.

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Stock futures tumble on Ebola case in New York
October 24 2014 at 06:34

US stock futures tumbled while safe-haven assets such as the yen and US bonds gained on Friday after media reported that a doctor who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.

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Buffett copycats risk a pounding
October 23 2014 at 16:59

It's not been a good time for Warren Buffett wannabes.

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Tesco chairman resigns amid error
October 23 2014 at 16:55

The chairman of Britain's biggest retailer Tesco resigned as the troubled supermarket group said a huge accounting error began earlier than thought and contributed to plunging profits.

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Tesco: Many ways to win back shoppers
October 23 2014 at 17:01

Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis said there was more the retailer could do on prices but it was not the only way for the embattled British supermarket to win back lost market share.

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Russia takes bit out of McDonald’s
October 23 2014 at 16:51

Russian authorities seem to have scented blood as they show no sign of halting a clampdown on US chain McDonald's.

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Gold eases below $1,240
October 23 2014 at 16:39

Gold prices eased as better-than-expected euro zone business activity data lifted stock markets from early lows.

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Hong Kong shares fall
October 23 2014 at 15:39

Hong Kong main share index finished lower in line with regional bourses, but further declines were capped by slightly stronger China manufacturing activity.

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Nokia posts R10.3bn net profit
October 23 2014 at 15:43

Finnish telecommunications company Nokia has reported a third-quarter net profit, reversing a loss for the corresponding business period a year ago.

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Rio Tinto bosses get contract extensions
October 23 2014 at 16:03

Mining giant Rio Tinto gave a vote of confidence in its top two executives by giving them open-ended contracts.

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