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Rand without rate support? Beware!

An interest rate increase is what’s needed to stem the rand’s worst run of quarterly declines on record, says Bidvest Bank.

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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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UK shares make positive start to quarter

Miner Evraz and transportation group FirstGroup led the rebound on Wednesday after their trading updates.

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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 drough ...

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Rand without rate support? Beware!
April 1 2015 at 12:31

An interest rate increase is what’s needed to stem the rand’s worst run of quarterly declines on record, says Bidvest Bank.

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Weather extremes hurt maize crop
April 1 2015 at 11:37

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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UK shares make positive start to quarter
April 1 2015 at 11:37

Miner Evraz and transportation group FirstGroup led the rebound on Wednesday after their trading updates.

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HK stocks up on China factory survey
April 1 2015 at 11:06

Hong Kong stocks rose on Wednesday after a better-than-expected Chinese factory activity survey.

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Bin-busting corn supplies spur price drop
April 1 2015 at 10:39

US corn supplies are even bigger than analysts expected - and prices are tumbling.

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European shares inch higher
April 1 2015 at 10:39

European shares reversed early losses on Wednesday to start the new quarter on a positive note.

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Oil dips in Asian trade
April 1 2015 at 09:55

Oil prices fell in Asia on Wednesday amid claims of a breakthrough in talks over Iran’s nuclear programme.

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Euro creeps up after deflation data
April 1 2015 at 09:55

The euro edged higher on Wednesday after data showed eurozone deflation eased last month.

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Rand firmer against the dollar
April 1 2015 at 09:00

South Africa’s rand firmed close to half a percent against the dollar early on Wednesday as the US currency floundered.

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S&P and Nasdaq register quarterly gains
April 1 2015 at 06:12

US stocks fell on Tuesday as energy and health-care shares retreated, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq registered their ninth straight quarterly advance.

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