WhiteDiamond
Reuters.

Gem Diamonds sells white diamond for R120m

London-listed Gem Diamonds said it had sold a 198-carat white diamond recovered from its Lesotho mine in August for $10.6 million (R120 million).

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Tesco
REUTERS

Watchdog to probe Tesco scandal

Britain's financial watchdog has launched a full investigation into the Tesco accounting scandal that has now wiped 4 billion pounds (R55 billion) from the trou... Read Story

Ebola virus121
Reuters.

Ebola diagnosis drives US movers

Biotechnology companies with Ebola drugs were among the most active premarket movers.

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Smugglers forced to cut prices as iPhone 6 disappoints
September 30 2014 at 04:52

The iPhone 6 has so underwhelmed consumers that even smugglers who illegally shipped them to China are having to slash their prices.

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Volatile Hang Seng hit by protests
September 30 2014 at 04:30

Hong Kong’s stocks fell the most in almost three weeks yesterday, the city’s currency weakened and equity market volatility surged amid the biggest police crackdown on protesters since the city returned to Chin... Read Story
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Asian stocks unsettled by Hong Kong
September 30 2014 at 06:22

Asian markets were in a hesitant mood on Tuesday as investors wondered what China’s response would be to civil unrest in Hong Kong.

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Judge holds Argentina in contempt over bond plan
September 30 2014 at 06:21

A US judge held Argentina in contempt on Monday, saying the country is taking “illegal” steps to evade his orders in a longstanding dispute with hedge funds over defaulted debt.

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Namibian state bank to raise up to R2.5bn
September 30 2014 at 04:55

The Development Bank of Namibia intended to raise as much as N$2.5 billion (R2.5bn) selling bonds and arranging credit lines to increase lending to businesses, chief executive Martin Inkumbi said yesterday.

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Firms exposed to city take a hit
September 30 2014 at 04:46

European-listed companies exposed to Hong Kong underperformed sluggish stock markets yesterday, as civil unrest in the Chinese territory weighed on banks and luxury goods groups.

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Medtronic-Covidien deal vulnerable to new US rules
September 30 2014 at 04:33

Medical device maker Medtronic is likely to try to renegotiate the structure and terms of its $42.9 billion (R481.3bn) deal to buy Ireland’s Covidien in response to new US tax rules, according to people familiar with... Read Story
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Zim urged to clarify foreign investment law
September 29 2014 at 21:46

The IMF has urged Zimbabwe to clarify its controversial policies that bar foreign companies from holding majority stakes in local enterprises.

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Americans step up spending
September 29 2014 at 17:58

US consumer spending accelerated in August, but the housing sector remains an exception.

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Global markets fall, bonds rise
September 29 2014 at 17:53

Global equity markets fell on Monday as civil unrest in Hong Kong weighed on investor sentiment, while Treasury prices rose.

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