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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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Tesco’s accounting black hole deepens
October 23 2014 at 14:32

Tesco reported a bigger than expected hole in its accounts after finding mistakes in booking income.

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Japan stocks fall
October 23 2014 at 15:36

Japanese shares fell after US shares halted a four-day rally and consumer lenders declined with exporters.

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Anglo’s iron-ore output increases
October 23 2014 at 10:31

Anglo American said third-quarter iron-ore production jumped 37 percent from a year earlier, while copper and platinum output fell.

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Sony may reduce its target for sales
October 23 2014 at 05:02

Sony might cut its annual sales target for smartphones for the second time this year, said a person familiar with the matter.

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Heineken’s sales miss estimates
October 23 2014 at 04:57

Heineken, the Dutch brewer that spurned an overture from SABMiller last month, reported third-quarter sales growth that missed estimates, extending the run of European companies hurt by sustained softness across the contin... Read Story
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Tough economic climate hurts BAT sales
October 23 2014 at 04:53

British American Tobacco (BAT) reported yesterday an accelerated decline in the number of cigarettes sold, citing economic pressures on smokers around the world to rein in spending.

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Nigeria: EU deal stalemate hits cocoa firms
October 23 2014 at 04:59

Nigerian cocoa-processing companies say the cost of exporting their products to Europe has been inflated by 30 percent because of a stalemate in agreeing new trade terms with the EU.

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Ghana: Cedi to get help from IMF funds
October 23 2014 at 04:56

Ghana would receive about $800 million (R8.8 billion) from the International Monetary Fund as soon as January that would help stabilise the cedi, Minister of Finance Seth Terkper said on Monday.

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London banks impose curfew on entertainment, gifts
October 23 2014 at 04:51

Banks in London are expanding curbs on entertainment, with some adding bans on buying clients shots and expensing pricey bottle services for tables at nightclubs.

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Sierra Leone: Timis Mining to buy iron ore mine
October 23 2014 at 04:50

African Minerals chief executive Frank Timis is looking to buy London Mining’s iron ore mine in Sierra Leone from administration through his private company.

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