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S&P hits record on Fed support

US stocks were rising, with the S&P 500 hitting a record high a day after the US Federal Reserve renewed its commitment to keeping interest rates low.

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Investors pricing Russia ratings downgrade

Investors are starting to price the risk of Russia's credit rating falling to junk if Western sanctions and Moscow's response plunge the economy into recession ... Read Story

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US dollar hits six-year peak vs yen

The dollar hit a more than six-year peak against the yen on data showing US jobless claims fell more than expected last week.

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Nigerian power transmission draws bids
September 16 2014 at 05:06

Nigeria was considering offers of more than $20 billion (R220.1bn) for the assets of its national electricity transmission company as it struggles to provide adequate power to Africa’s largest economy, Power Minister... Read Story
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Nasdaq has worst day since July
September 16 2014 at 06:05

American stocks closed mixed on Monday as the tech sector dragged the Nasdaq to its worst day since July.

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Asian shares on edge as investors brace for Fed
September 16 2014 at 06:04

Asian shares held near one-month lows on Tuesday as investors braced for a possible hawkish shift in the US Federal Reserve's policy stance.

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Producers hail cut in gold royalty
September 16 2014 at 05:21

Zimbabwean Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa’s announcement that royalties on gold would be cut from 7 percent to 5 percent showed the government recognised challenges affecting the sector, executives in the country... Read Story
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Sinopec slides as stake sold for less
September 16 2014 at 05:13

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) fell the most in 19 months yesterday after it said it would sell a stake in its fuel retailing business for 107 billion yuan (R192bn), which was lower than analysts had ... Read Story
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OECD cuts developed world outlook
September 16 2014 at 05:07

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) cut its growth forecasts for major developed economies yesterday, urging the European Central Bank (ECB) to implement much more aggressive stimulus to ward ... Read Story
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Sri Lanka: Gemfields does sapphire deal
September 16 2014 at 05:00

Gemfields has formed a joint venture to mine sapphires in Sri Lanka as part of its long-held ambition to become the De Beers of the global jewel market.

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Oil hits two-year low; US dollar rises
September 15 2014 at 19:42

Brent crude fell below $97 (R1,065) per barrel to its lowest in more than two years.

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GM to offer compensation for 19 deaths
September 15 2014 at 19:56

General Motors will pay compensation for 19 deaths linked to a faulty ignition switch.

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Zimbabwe cuts royalty on gold
September 15 2014 at 19:59

Zimbabwe will cut the royalty imposed on gold producers to 5 percent from 7 percent to boost production because companies are struggling with low prices, the government said.

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