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Botswana economy to grow 4.9 percent

Botswana's economy is forecast to grow by 4.9 percent this year, its central bank said.

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Britain’s FTSE gains to trade near record high

Britain’s blue-chip share index rose on Tuesday, with Shire and Associated British Foods gaining on the back of positive comments from brokers.

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Shell unveils plan to replace union workers

Royal Dutch Shell PLC has announced plans to run its second-largest US refinery without union labour.

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Vazquez ‘will stick to inflation targets’
March 2 2015 at 06:26

Uruguay’s new government will keep to the path set out by the outgoing administration to curb above-target inflation.

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Asian stocks off to steady start
March 2 2015 at 06:03

Asian stocks looked steady on Monday as soft US data was partially offset by a weekend interest rate cut by China.

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Buffett lays out vision for Berkshire
March 2 2015 at 05:43

Berkshire Hathaway said at the weekend that fourth-quarter profit slipped 17 percent as investment gains narrowed and underwriting results deteriorated at insurance units.

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Germany: VW lifts profit, to pay dividend
March 2 2015 at 05:43

German carmaker Volkswagen says after-tax profits rose 21 percent for last year, to e11.1 billion.

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Roads, rail links, power plants to spur Kenya’s growth to 7%
March 2 2015 at 05:43

Kenya’s drive to improve rail, roads and power plants would help spur economic growth to 6.9 percent in 2015 and 7 percent in coming years, its finance minister said on Friday.

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India: Coal production tax to double
March 2 2015 at 05:43

India will double the tax on coal production and promote electric vehicles and renewable-energy projects to balance out emissions from coal-fired power plants.

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Apple in focus at Geneva show
March 2 2015 at 05:43

The main talking point at this week’s Geneva car show is likely to be a vehicle that may never be built: the Apple car.

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Germany: 8 000 more jobs at BMW
March 2 2015 at 05:42

German carmaker BMW announced at the weekend that it will take on a record 8 000 new workers worldwide in light of its continuing commercial success in 2015.

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Glencore: Australian coal output to be cut
March 2 2015 at 04:35

Glencore, the biggest exporter of power-station coal, will cut Australian production this year and delay some projects amid a global glut.

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India's Jaitley goes for growth
February 28 2015 at 13:20

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced a budget aimed at high growth.

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