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Germans protest Europe-US trade deal

Thousands marched in German cities in protest against a planned free trade deal between Europe and the United States that they fear will erode standards.

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IMF nations warn of geopolitical risks

The International Monetary Fund's member nations have warned of risks to the global economy from exchange rate shifts and geopolitical tensions.

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Zimbabwe needs $5bn for power plants

Zimbabwe plans to build new power stations to generate 3 500 megawatts at a cost of $5 billion.

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China’s economic growth slows in Q1
April 15 2015 at 05:30

China’s economy grew 7.0 percent in the first quarter - as expected but still its slowest rate in six years.

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Asian stocks tentative after China’s mixed data
April 15 2015 at 05:27

Asian markets were lost for direction on Wednesday after a reading on Chinese growth held up better than many had feared.

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Wall Street ends higher
April 15 2015 at 05:26

The Dow and S&P 500 ended higher on Tuesday after being helped by energy stocks.

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Nigeria in talks with Rosatom to build four nuclear power plants
April 15 2015 at 05:10

Nigeria is in talks with Russia’s Rosatom to build as many as four nuclear power plants costing about $80 billion (R966bn) as Africa’s biggest economy seeks to add 1 200 megawatts of capacity by the end of the ... Read Story
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Zambia: Mine royalties are set at 9%
April 15 2015 at 05:10

Zambia has proposed to set its mining royalties at 9 percent for both open-pit and underground mines, a source in the presidency said yesterday, in an attempt to prevent looming job cuts and mine closures.

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Nokia in its biggest talks yet to buy Alcatel-Lucent
April 15 2015 at 05:10

Nokia is in advanced talks to acquire Alcatel-Lucent in the Finnish telecommunications-equipment maker’s biggest ever acquisition that could value the French rival at more than $13 billion.

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Nigeria: Lender gains as states sell bonds
April 15 2015 at 05:10

FBN Holdings, owner of First Bank Nigeria, said it expects to benefit from a surge in sales of bonds by state governments to replace dwindling oil revenue and after peaceful elections bolstered investor confidence.

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JPMorgan profit rises on stock, bond trading
April 15 2015 at 05:09

JPMorgan Chase’s profit had climbed 12 percent, beating analysts’ estimates, as first-quarter revenue from trading stocks and bonds increased for the first time since 2010, the biggest US bank said.

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Angola: Nation invests in water projects
April 15 2015 at 05:08

Angola, where less than two-thirds of the population has access to clean water, was investing $5 billion (R60bn) in water projects, the state-run news agency Angop reported.

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Global outlook solid, says IMF
April 14 2015 at 21:21

The International Monetary Fund has highlighted an increasing divergence in the growth paths of the world's major economies this year.

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