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Montblanc takes on Apple

By the end of the decade, smartwatches from Apple and others might elicit guffaws rather than envy.

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Investors eye Pfizer mega-deal

Pfizer built itself into a $212 billion (R2.5 trillion) behemoth by spending more money on acquisitions than any other drugmaker.

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Labour delegation condemns Swaziland

A delegation from the International Trade Union Confederation (Ituc) has concluded an inspection tour of Swaziland.

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Asian shares slip
May 20 2015 at 06:06

Asian shares slipped on Wednesday after a mixed day on Wall Street.

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Wall Street mixed, Dow creeps up
May 20 2015 at 06:06

American stocks ended mixed on Tuesday, with the Dow rising marginally to a second straight record high.

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BHP Billiton: ‘Inquiry will drive away investors’
May 20 2015 at 05:15

A proposed Australian Senate inquiry into the economic impact of a slump in the price of iron ore could damage the country’s economy and drive Asian customers to shift investment to Brazil, BHP Billiton chief executi... Read Story
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Deal for Greece ‘within reach’
May 19 2015 at 12:32

Greek leaders are optimistic that a deal to unlock bailout funds is near, despite warnings from some creditors.

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UK pubs have to adapt or die
May 19 2015 at 12:32

Britain’s traditional pubs are hoping a new law will galvanise the country's budding beer renaissance.

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Barclays Africa slams violence in SA, Kenya
May 19 2015 at 12:31

Barclays Africa used its AGM on Tuesday to condemn xenophobic and anti-religious attacks in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.

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Steady jobs becoming rare - UN report
May 19 2015 at 12:24

Short contracts and irregular hours are widespread, while full-time jobs are harder to come by, according to a UN labour report.

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Iron ore slump: BHP chief comes out swinging
May 19 2015 at 12:21

A proposed Australian Senate probe into the economic impact of a slump in the price of iron ore could damage the country's economy, says BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie.

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BoE wants ‘creative’ figure for 20-pound note
May 19 2015 at 11:37

Britons have been asked to help the Bank of England decide which historic figure will appear on the next 20-pound note.

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European demand lifts Vodafone
May 19 2015 at 10:52

Vodafone Group reported its first service revenue gain in 11 quarters on Tuesday as European demand improved.

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