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Oil faces downward pressure

Oil prices fell in Asia on Friday as investors locked in profits following a six-day rally.

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Crude oil hits 2015 high

Oil rose more than three percent on Thursday, pushing Brent crude to a 2015 high above $63 per barrel.

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Oil mixed in Asian trade

Oil prices were mixed in Asia on Thursday after a surprisingly upbeat US supply report.

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Rand slightly softer against dollar
April 17 2015 at 10:16

South Africa's rand softened marginally against the dollar early on Friday ahead of US inflation data.

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Dollar slips in Asian trade
April 17 2015 at 09:08

The dollar sank in Asia on Friday as another round of disappointing US data cast doubt on the chances of a mid-year Federal Reserve interest rate hike.

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Rand firmer against dollar
April 16 2015 at 09:14

South Africa's rand recovered against the dollar early on Thursday as the greenback fell on weak US economic data.

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Dollar faces pressure, euro loses early gains
April 16 2015 at 09:13

The dollar faced selling pressure on Thursday as a batch of weak US data raised the possibility that the Federal Reserve will push back an interest rate hike.

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Sterling dips against firmer dollar
April 15 2015 at 11:05

The pound fell a third of a percent against a broadly stronger dollar on Wednesday.

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Rand softens, traders eye power woes
April 15 2015 at 09:37

South Africa’s rand was on the back foot against the dollar on Wednesday morning.

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Dollar mixed after retail data
April 15 2015 at 08:59

The dollar was mixed on Wednesday after a disappointing US retail sales report aggravated concerns about the health of America’s economy.

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Dollar, power cuts still key headwinds for rand
April 14 2015 at 09:14

The rand steadied against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday.

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Yen picks up after adviser’s comments
April 14 2015 at 08:55

The yen picked up against the dollar and euro on Tuesday after an adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the unit had slid far enough.

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Greenback gains after China’s trade data
April 13 2015 at 09:36

The dollar edged up against other major currencies on Monday after weaker than expected Chinese trade data.

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