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Attack could cost Sony $500m - experts

The cyberattack on Sony Pictures could see the Hollywood studio lose hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, experts say.

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'We're not trying to cripple Russia'

Germany has denied that European Union sanctions are aimed at crippling the Russian economy.

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Rebasing expands Tanzania’s GDP

Tanzania’s GDP has expanded by 32 percent after it rebased its calculation to incorporate new sectors in the economy.

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China in need of fresh stimuli for its economy
December 15 2014 at 07:17

CHINA’S economy showed further signs of fatigue in November, with factory output growth slowing more than expected and growth in investment near a 13-year low, putting pressure on policymakers to unveil fresh stimulu... Read Story
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Petrobras’s image takes hit
December 15 2014 at 07:17

SCANDAL-plagued Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras was in fresh disarray at the weekend after it again failed to release financial results for the third quarter. It is the second time in a month that Petrobras delayed rel... Read Story
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Mozambique opens new international airport
December 15 2014 at 07:17

MOZAMBIQUE’S President Armando Guebuza on Saturday inaugurated a new international airport in the northern port city of Nacala, which is shortly to be Brazilian mining giant Vale’s main hub for coal exports. Read Story
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Abe’s Japan coalition cruises to election win
December 15 2014 at 07:17

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition cruised to a big election win yesterday, but feeble turnout could weaken his claim of a mandate for policies including reflationary steps to revive the economy. Read Story
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China to sign $10bn deal
December 15 2014 at 07:17

CHINA is expected to sign 30 co-operative agreements worth $10 billion (R115.8bn) with Kazakhstan as Premier Li Keqiang begins his first official visit to the country, the official Xinhua news agency said yesterday.

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Fracking giant showing cracks
December 15 2014 at 07:16

POLITICAL turmoil from Russia to West Africa helped push 1 000 workers out of their jobs at the world’s largest fracking company.

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Modi pulls India into the light of investment
December 15 2014 at 07:16

I EXPECT reviews of the best-performing areas this year to be dominated by one country – India. In a landslide victory not seen since 1984, Narendra Modi was elected prime minister in May. His strong pro-market, pro-... Read Story
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Russian measures fail to halt rouble’s slide
December 15 2014 at 07:16

The Russian rouble dropped to a new low of almost 58 (R11) to the dollar, continuing a slide that traders said led the central bank to intervene in the market on Friday after an interest rate hike failed to break the curre... Read Story
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Union calls for Amazon strike
December 15 2014 at 07:16

GERMAN union Verdi has called a fresh three-day strike at five Amazon warehouses, increasing pressure on the online retailer during the busy pre-Christmas period in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Verdi sai... Read Story
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Crude oil drops to five-year low
December 15 2014 at 07:15

CRUDE oil markets fell 3 percent or more to plumb new five-year lows on Friday after the world’s energy watchdog forecast even lower prices on weaker demand and larger supplies next year. Benchmark Brent oil settled ... Read Story
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