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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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US futures point to fourth day of gains

US stock index futures were higher, pointing to a fourth straight session of gains, with technology shares especially poised for outperformance following strong... Read Story

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Hollande takes on '50th worker' reform

“It's great that they are finally doing something about these idiotic rules.”

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Oil executive killed in plane crash
October 21 2014 at 04:06

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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American stocks end higher
October 21 2014 at 06:18

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
October 21 2014 at 06:17

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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Shire CFO to leave drugmaker
October 20 2014 at 15:23

British drugmaker Shire will lose its interim chief financial officer early next year to water supplier Severn Trent.

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China eyes R9 trillion sports sector
October 20 2014 at 15:43

China plans to grow its sports sector into a 5-trillion-yuan (R9 trillion) industry by 2025.

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Hope, obstacles as Russia, Ukraine seek gas deal
October 20 2014 at 16:01

A tentative agreement between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents has raised hopes of ending a dispute.

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Ferrovial bids to buy Australian group
October 20 2014 at 16:47

Spanish construction giant Ferrovial offered 687 million euros (R10 billion) to buy Australian firm Transfield Services.

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S&P, Nasdaq advance but IBM weighs
October 20 2014 at 17:08

US stocks were mixed on Monday, as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq advanced, but the Dow fell as quarterly results from IBM disappointed.

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Diamond miner Alrosa's output falls
October 20 2014 at 18:07

Russian state-controlled diamond miner Alrosa said its third-quarter production decreased by 2 percent, year-on-year.

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US power group Cleco bought for R37bn
October 20 2014 at 16:29

An investment group led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets will buy the Louisiana power company Cleco for $3.4 billion (R37 billion).

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