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Oil dips in Asian trade

Oil prices fell in Asia on Thursday following an unexpected surge in US stockpiles.

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US to remain biggest diamond market

DeBeers expects US to remain world's largest market despite China growth.

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Oil prices down in Asian trade

Oil prices fell in Asia on Wednesday as dealers squared positions following sharp gains in the previous session.

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Rand hits 7-month low as Marcus exits
September 18 2014 at 19:00

South Africa's rand weakened against the dollar, falling to a 7-month low after respected Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus said she would not renew her contract when her five-year term ends in November.

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Rand firms before rate decision
September 18 2014 at 10:33

SA’s rand firmed against the dollar early on Thursday before the Reserve Bank's fifth interest rate decision of the year.

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Rand softer ahead of SARB decision
September 16 2014 at 10:19

South Africa's rand weakened against the dollar as investors braced for easing domestic inflation numbers.

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Rand hits fresh seven-month lows
September 15 2014 at 10:36

South Africa's rand extended recent losses to a fresh seven-month low against the US dollar.

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Dollar holds steady
September 15 2014 at 06:08

The US dollar was steady in Asia on Monday on speculation that the US Federal Reserve will bring forward its timetable to raise interest rates.

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US stocks retreats despite strong Apple launch
September 13 2014 at 10:44

Wall Street stocks took a breather, finishing down from record levels despite solid US economic data.

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Rand weakens to fresh 7-month low
September 12 2014 at 18:32

The rand fell to seven-month lows against the US dollar due to recent US data that backs the case for higher US interest rates.

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Ghana cedi heads for best week since 2000
September 12 2014 at 13:49

Ghana’s cedi is heading for the biggest weekly gain in more than 14 years on speculation a $1 billion (R11 billion) Eurobond sale will boost foreign-exchange supplies as the nation seeks International Monetary Fund b... Read Story
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Rand falls to fresh 7-month low
September 12 2014 at 11:20

South Africa's rand hit fresh seven-month lows against a rallying dollar, and was the worst performer in a basket of emerging market currencies as a weak domestic economy compounded its weakness.

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