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Oil surges on Yemen strife

Crude prices rose as much as six percent on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched air strikes on Yemen.

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Gold: Middle East unrest spurs haven demand

Gold climbed above $1 200 an ounce as Saudi Arabia and its allies started bombing targets in Yemen.

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Copper rebounds as Chile closes mines

Copper rebounded as torrential rain in Chile closed some of the biggest mines in the world’s largest producer of the metal.

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Pound rises against dollar again
March 26 2015 at 12:07

The pound rose for a second day against the dollar before data that economists said would show retail sales in the UK increased in February.

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Rand seen weakening in risk-off trade
March 26 2015 at 08:55

The rand was a shade softer against the dollar on Thursday morning.

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Dollar slips on downbeat data
March 26 2015 at 06:03

The dollar fell on Thursday after poor US data hurt investor confidence.

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Rand looks steady in early trade
March 25 2015 at 09:11

South Africa’s rand traded within reach of Tuesday’s two-week high early on Wednesday.

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Greenback dips, euro rises
March 25 2015 at 06:16

The dollar slipped on Wednesday after a rally fuelled by upbeat US data.

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Rand holding steady in early trade
March 24 2015 at 09:10

The rand steadied against the dollar on Tuesday morning, helped by a stronger euro.

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Dollar takes a hit, euro wins support
March 24 2015 at 09:01

Dollar demand stalled on Tuesday after the vice-chairman of the Federal Reserve suggested interest rates would rise more slowly than expected.

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Rand looks steady in early trade
March 23 2015 at 09:03

The rand was 0.16 percent softer against the dollar on Monday morning compared with Friday’s close at the New York session.

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Euro hit by concerns over Greece
March 23 2015 at 06:30

The euro slipped on Monday ahead of further talks aimed at solving Greece’s debt crisis.

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Rand firms 1 percent on EM rally
March 20 2015 at 14:50

The rand firmed by more than one percent on Friday, propelled by a strengthening European currency.

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