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HK shares dip on growth concerns

Hong Kong shares edged lower on Friday after sobering comments that top officials made to the National People's Congress.

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REUTERS

Gold volatility drops to four-month low

Gold is once again leaving investors bored.

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BLOOMBERG

Rand steady in early trade

The rand steadied against the dollar early on Friday as traders waited for the US nonfarm payrolls report.

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HK shares dip on growth concerns
March 6 2015 at 10:51

Hong Kong shares edged lower on Friday after sobering comments that top officials made to the National People's Congress.

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Gold volatility drops to four-month low
March 6 2015 at 10:51

Gold is once again leaving investors bored.

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Rand steady in early trade
March 6 2015 at 09:38

The rand steadied against the dollar early on Friday as traders waited for the US nonfarm payrolls report.

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Oil edges up in Asian trade
March 6 2015 at 06:11

Oil prices rose in Asia on Friday as dealers focused on increasing tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine.

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Nikkei hits a high
March 6 2015 at 05:56

Japan’s Nikkei gained 1 percent to a fresh 15-year top after the yen weakened on the dollar.

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Wall Street closes up slightly
March 6 2015 at 05:55

US stocks closed modestly higher in light trading on Thursday as investors held back on big bets ahead of Friday's jobs report.

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Dollar holds steady, euro struggles
March 6 2015 at 05:42

The dollar was steady ahead of a key jobs report from the United States.

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JSE up in line with global markets
March 5 2015 at 21:27

The JSE all share index was up 0.75% at 53285.6 as the local bourse followed global markets higher.

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Britain’s FTSE steadies near record high
March 5 2015 at 12:34

Britain’s blue-chip FTSE 100 index was up 0.1 percent on Thursday.

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European shares extend rally
March 5 2015 at 11:32

European shares rose in early trading on Thursday, with a batch of robust company results boosting sentiment.

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