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China debt could bust world economy

China looking likely to repeat Japan's mistakes and the consequences would be dire.

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Scottish referendum: why it matters

Scottish independence vote on knife edge and consequences will reverberate for centuries.

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OECD tax plan aims to prevent avoidance

PLANS for a major rewriting of international tax rules unveiled on Tuesday could eliminate structures that have allowed companies like Google and Amazon to shav... Read Story

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Sinopec to sell R194bn retail stake
September 15 2014 at 11:32

State-controlled oil giant Sinopec has unveiled a plan to sell a $17.5 billion (R194 billion) stake in its retail business.

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Hong Kong shares end at five-week low
September 15 2014 at 11:35

Hong Kong shares finished at their lowest in five weeks, after a slew of weaker-than-expected China data over the weekend fanned fresh worries about the world's second-largest economy.

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European shares fall, SABMiller rises
September 15 2014 at 11:41

European equities fell, led lower by shares in commodity companies, after disappointing macroeconomic data.

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China anxiety knocks world shares, oil
September 15 2014 at 11:45

Worlds stock markets fell after China's factory output grew at the weakest pace in nearly six years in August.

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OECD slashes growth forecasts
September 15 2014 at 11:58

The OECD slashed its growth forecasts for major developed economies, urging much more aggressive ECB stimulus.

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Air France shares dip as pilots start strike
September 15 2014 at 13:45

Shares in Franco-Dutch airline Air France-KLM fell more than 3 percent as pilots at the French arm of the business began a one-week strike over plans to cut costs.

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UK's FTSE knocked by energy stocks, miners
September 15 2014 at 11:39

Britain's top shares fell as new sanctions against Russia took their toll on energy stocks.

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Heineken rejects SABMiller bid
September 15 2014 at 10:28

Heineken has rejected a bid by SABMiller to acquire the Dutch brewing giant, without revealing the offer price.

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Facebook IPO made Alibaba choose NYSE
September 15 2014 at 10:50

Alibaba Group could have sold nearly $2 billion (R22 billion) worth of stock without lifting a finger.

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Economic results of independent Scotland still unclear
September 15 2014 at 05:11

A growing uncertainty over the outcome of the independence referendum in Scotland, exemplified by the results of a Sunday Times/Yougov poll putting the “yes” vote ahead for the first time, has caused a right ol... Read Story
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