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European shares gain after PMI boost

Shares reversed early losses after data showed manufacturing activity across the euro zone accelerated.

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Cameron: Osborne stays if we win

British Prime Minister David Cameron wants to keep George Osborne as finance minister if the Conservatives win the election.

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Weather extremes hurt maize crop

Malawi will see a “substantial decrease” in the harvest of its staple maize crop in 2015 due to a combination of floods and drought.

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Novo Nordisk buoys European shares
March 27 2015 at 14:16

Denmark’s Novo Nordisk jumped 13 percent after the pharmaceutical firm said it would submit interim data from a clinical trial of its insulin drug Tresiba to US regulators.

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New corruption cloud hangs over Brazil
March 27 2015 at 13:56

Brazilian authorities have uncovered a tax fraud scheme at the Finance Ministry's tax appeals board.

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Hong Kong stock index ends flat
March 27 2015 at 11:12

Hong Kong stocks ended flat on Friday, with banking heavyweights down but property stocks firmer.

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European shares snap two-day slide
March 27 2015 at 10:59

European stocks rose in early trade on Friday.

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Top brewers to list calorie info
March 27 2015 at 10:48

Carlsberg, Heineken, AB Inbev and SABMiller have backed a plan to include calorie counts on their beer labels.

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Poultry row: SA sees quotas as solution
March 27 2015 at 10:00

South Africa hopes poultry producers will agree on import quotas in the coming weeks.

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Britain: easyJet raises its forecast
March 27 2015 at 04:53

British low cost carrier easyJet upgraded first-half forecasts, saying favourable currency moves would boost its bottom line, but said if current exchange rates stuck, they would provide a reverse effect over the year.

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Forex: No policy shift needed on shilling
March 27 2015 at 04:52

Kenya’s shilling was overvalued by about 5 percent to 10 percent to the dollar, but demand for imports and other market pressures were likely to weaken it gradually, so no policy change was required, the Internationa... Read Story
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Vodacom to hike its prices for five contracts
March 27 2015 at 04:51

Vodacom, South Africa’s largest wireless operator by subscribers, will raise the price of most subscription contracts from May as it seeks to revive sales hit by regulatory cuts and rising power costs.

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Raid of news agency gets media up in arms
March 27 2015 at 04:44

Journalists and media campaigners in Zimbabwe are up in arms with the country’s biggest telecoms operator, Econet Wireless after it raided a Reuters aligned news agency, The Source.

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