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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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SXC.HU

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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SA’s Davies in US for Agoa talks
April 14 2015 at 20:11

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies is visiting Washington DC in a bid to lobby for the renewal of the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act.

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US retail sales make big rebound
April 14 2015 at 15:27

US retail sales snapped three straight months of declines with the largest gain in a year.

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Gloomy outlook for world economy
April 14 2015 at 14:36

The IMF is set to warn of continued gloomy times ahead when it releases its World Economic Outlook.

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UK airports benefit from Easter rush
April 14 2015 at 12:13

Britain’s Gatwick and Heathrow airports welcomed record numbers of passengers during March.

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Farm pollution worsens in China
April 14 2015 at 11:41

China’s push to curb the excessive use of fertilisers and pesticides has not eased soil or water pollution.

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UK FTSE hovers near record highs
April 14 2015 at 11:00

Britain’s top equity index rose on Tuesday as steady metals prices helped mining stocks rebound.

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Nokia-Alcatel talks lift European shares
April 14 2015 at 10:32

European shares edged higher on Tuesday, supported by mergers and acquisitions activity in the telecoms equipment sector.

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Hong Kong shares retreat
April 14 2015 at 10:32

Hong Kong stocks broke an eight-day winning streak on Tuesday.

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US: H-1B visa applications soar
April 14 2015 at 09:42

Applications for visas allowing US businesses to hire foreign workers in engineering and computer programming totalled a record 233 000 for fiscal 2016.

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Ruling a blow to Japan’s nuclear sector
April 14 2015 at 09:20

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push to return to atomic energy four years after the Fukushima crisis suffered a setback this week.

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