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Independent Newspapers

‘HSBC, Goldman rigged platinum prices’

Goldman Sachs and HSBC were sued in New York over claims they conspired for eight years to manipulate prices for the precious metals platinum and palladium in w... Read Story

Business-Markets-International

Playing team sport is good for salary as well as health

Playing sport once a fortnight can boost annual earnings by almost £11 000 (R189 128) – the equivalent of more than £500 000 over the course of ... Read Story

BR RIOTINTO
Bloomberg

Glencore buy of Rio ‘inevitable’

Hedge funds, including GLG Partners, DE Shaw and Pentwater Capital Management were told this month by a prominent London mining banker to prepare for an all- bu... Read Story

Browse International

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Judge says Apple may take bite out of profit
November 24 2014 at 04:36

A US judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple’s agreement to pay $450 million (R4.9 billion) to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.

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BHP unveils plans to reduce costs
November 24 2014 at 05:54

Mining giant BHP Billiton has outlined plans to cut costs further amid falling commodity prices.

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Most Asian markets higher
November 24 2014 at 05:53

Asian share markets were broadly higher on Monday as the prospect of further policy stimulus in China and Europe whetted risk appetites while sending the euro skidding.

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Agriculture: Zim farmers to be compensated
November 24 2014 at 05:10

White commercial farmers who lost land during a programme of violent seizures that began in 2000 would be compensated for improvements to the properties when the country had funds available, Finance Minister Patrick Chinam... Read Story
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Black empowerment laws ‘within months’
November 24 2014 at 05:08

Zimbabwe’s government will publish industry-specific limits on ownership in its black empowerment laws within months, with foreign-owned mining companies required to cede at least 51 percent of assets, Finance Minist... Read Story
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Ultra-rich are very few, but they control R328 trillion assets
November 24 2014 at 05:07

A bare 0.004 percent of the world’s adult population controls nearly $30 trillion (R328 trillion) in assets, 13 percent of the world’s total wealth, according to a new study released on Thursday.

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Vladimir Putin has to swallow some strong medicine from his central bank
November 24 2014 at 05:04

With Russia’s economy battered by economic sanctions and plunging oil prices, President Vladimir Putin has allowed the central bank to administer strong medicine, sharply raising interest rates even as it freed the r... Read Story
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Planned rail link to boost ties with Chinese
November 24 2014 at 05:03

Russia is seeking to build a high-speed rail link to further bolster ties with China after agreeing on the biggest natural gas supply deal in history.

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Naspers: Swiss online retailer for sale
November 24 2014 at 04:54

Naspers is selling its Swiss online retailer Ricardo in a deal potentially worth CHF300 to 400 million (R3.38bn to R4.51bn), as the firm focuses on emerging markets, two people familiar with the sale said.

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Bank ‘probes money-market rigging’
November 23 2014 at 10:31

The Bank of England has opened a formal investigation into the possible manipulation of money-market auctions.

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