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S&P 500 down on oil rout

US stocks were little changed, with major indexes on track for a sixth straight weekly advance in a holiday-shortened session.

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‘Oil reveals its wild side again’

There is no way to know how long the wilder state might persist.

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China hikes fuel consumption tax

China has announced a tax increase on gasoline and diesel fuel consumption in the first such hike since 2009.

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SA growth rise does little to calm fears
November 27 2014 at 05:02

Improving growth is doing little to ease market concern that South Africa’s economic prospects are dimming.

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Tough road ahead to purge UK banking of ‘toxic culture’
November 27 2014 at 04:45

A “toxic culture” that had cost British banks £38.5 billion (R667bn) in fines and compensation over the past 15 years would take a generation to fix, an independent think tank said on Tuesday.

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Kenya asked to postpone capital tax
November 27 2014 at 04:38

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) had asked Kenyan authorities to defer the introduction of a capital gains tax next year because it might deter foreign investors, acting chief executive Andrew Wachira has said.

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Walmart axes 30 executives in China
November 27 2014 at 05:23

Walmart Stores, the world’s largest retailer, had dismissed about 30 senior executives in its China unit in an effort to “streamline and simplify” its business, it said yesterday.

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Robot waiters tireless, work for free and even polite
November 27 2014 at 05:22

Diners at a restaurant in China will no longer have to deal with human errors from their waiters.

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China ups efforts to stop tax evasion
November 27 2014 at 05:12

China was expanding efforts to rein in what authorities said was tax evasion by foreign companies, with Microsoft being required to pay more than $150 million (R1.61 billion), an official familiar with the matter said yest... Read Story
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Gemfields: Rough ruby discovery lifts shares
November 27 2014 at 05:06

British precious stones mining firm Gemfields had found a 40.23-carat rough ruby at its Montepuez deposit in Mozambique, and termed the find as “one of the most important rubies unearthed in recent times”, it s... Read Story
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Xi risks backlash in pushing Silk Road idea
November 27 2014 at 05:00

President Xi Jinping’s grand plan to make China the centre of the world again by reviving the ancient Silk Road trading route faces obstacles at its first stop.

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British reinsurer hunts for clients in 38 African states
November 27 2014 at 04:53

One Re, the first reinsurer approved under Britain’s “twin peaks” system of financial regulation, was seeking clients across 38 African countries in the next year as growth outpaces developed regions.

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Apple: The apple of global investment’s eye
November 27 2014 at 04:52

A rise in Apple shares on Tuesday pushed the market value of the trend-setting US tech icon above $700 billion (R7.7 trillion), becoming the first company to hit that milestone.

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