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De Beers warns diamonds aren’t forever

The De Beers diamond cartel warned that global production will decline from 2020, a trend that could spell pricier bling for consumers.

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Wall Street up ahead of Fed statement

US stocks were rising slightly late morning ahead of a key statement by the Federal Reserve which is expected to provide clues on the next monetary policy move ... Read Story

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Ebola could drain billions of dollars

The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could drain billions of dollars from economies in West Africa by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, the W... Read Story

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To US consumers, Alibaba is a non-entity
September 16 2014 at 11:06

The vast majority of Americans have never heard of Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce company which is on the verge of potentially the world's largest initial public offering.

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Alibaba to raise up to R274bn
September 16 2014 at 11:06

Chinese online giant Alibaba has boosted its stock offering, which could be worth as much as $25.03 billion (R274 billion).

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Turkey warns credit rating agencies
September 16 2014 at 11:39

Turkey has stepped up its criticism of rating agencies, with President Tayyip Erdogan warning it could cut ties with Moody's and Fitch.

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Euro zone growth forecast cut
September 16 2014 at 11:47

A major international organisation has cut its growth forecast for the countries that use the euro.

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SA blue diamond sold for R302m
September 16 2014 at 11:33

London-listed Petra Diamonds sold a rare blue diamond found at its mine in South Africa for $27.6 million (R302 million).

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Sinopec slides as stake sold for less
September 16 2014 at 05:13

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) fell the most in 19 months yesterday after it said it would sell a stake in its fuel retailing business for 107 billion yuan (R192bn), which was lower than analysts had ... Read Story
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OECD cuts developed world outlook
September 16 2014 at 05:07

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) cut its growth forecasts for major developed economies yesterday, urging the European Central Bank (ECB) to implement much more aggressive stimulus to ward ... Read Story
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Sri Lanka: Gemfields does sapphire deal
September 16 2014 at 05:00

Gemfields has formed a joint venture to mine sapphires in Sri Lanka as part of its long-held ambition to become the De Beers of the global jewel market.

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Egypt: Stability ‘will help tourism’
September 16 2014 at 04:57

Egypt’s tourism industry, battered by three years of political upheaval and street protests, could fully recover by the end of next year if current levels of stability persisted, the tourism minister said on Sunday.<... Read Story
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World: Top banks risk big fines - Fitch
September 16 2014 at 04:52

Barclays, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank were among banks that could face “material and widespread” fines for misconduct such as alleged rigging of currency rates, Fitch Ratings said yesterday.

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