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It’s cash versus card in Germany

More than half of the amount spent in Germany on private purchases is paid in cash, but cards are becoming more popular.

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Zim seeks to halve public sector wage bill

The Zimbabwean government has indicated plans to cut the public sector wage bill to 40 percent of total revenue from the current 80 percent.

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Zambia counts cost of power cuts

Vedanta Resources Plc has closed its biggest operation at Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mine, because of load shedding, leaving about 3 000 miners jobless.

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Pickup sales boost Ford
July 28 2015 at 14:00

Ford Motor posts a 44 percent surge in second-quarter profit thanks to demand for the new, aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup.

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Quarrel kicks off Greek talks
July 28 2015 at 14:02

Greece’s latest cycle of talks with its creditors start with a quarrel.

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Pfizer beats estimates
July 28 2015 at 14:00

Pfizer reports second-quarter earnings that beat analysts’ estimates and raises its full-year profit forecast.

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UK economy accelerates
July 28 2015 at 13:20

Britain's economy accelerated in the second quarter of 2015, helped by rebounding services activity and industrial output.

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GKN snaps up Fokker Tech
July 28 2015 at 13:20

British engineering company GKN will buy Netherlands-based Fokker Technologies for $781 million.

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European shares bounce back
July 28 2015 at 11:03

Strong company results and acquisitions announcements lift European shares on Tuesday.

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Zambia’s power crunch hits mines
July 28 2015 at 11:52

Production at First Quantum Minerals and Barrick Gold in Zambia slows amid country’s electricity crisis.

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Hong Kong blue chips rise
July 28 2015 at 11:01

Hang Seng Index rises after touching a three-week low early on Tuesday.

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Britain's FTSE edges higher
July 28 2015 at 11:01

Britain’s top share index edges higher after falling for five sessions in a row.

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Beijing scrambles to calm markets
July 28 2015 at 06:10

Chinese shares sink more than three percent in early trade on Tuesday.

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