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Hedge funds flee coffee at fastest pace in a year

It’s raining in Brazil - and the coffee bulls are running for cover.

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Gold rises in longest run since October

Gold has climbed for a fourth day, advancing to the highest level in almost two weeks.

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Metals gain as China’s rate cut boosts demand outlook

Copper and aluminium rose for a third day after China cut benchmark interest rates for the second time in three months.

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Rand under pressure after wide deficit
March 2 2015 at 09:43

South Africa’s rand opened the new month weaker against the dollar on Monday.

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Dollar firm after China’s rate cut
March 2 2015 at 05:58

The dollar extended its gains in Asia on Monday.

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Election starts to weigh on pound
February 27 2015 at 11:54

Sterling dipped back below $1.54 on Friday - more than a cent below eight-week highs hit a day earlier.

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Rand stable against dollar
February 27 2015 at 09:16

The rand steadied against the dollar early on Friday as traders awaited the release of trade data.

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Dollar eases, euro rises
February 27 2015 at 05:57

The dollar eased on Friday after rallying on inflation data that pointed to rising price pressures in some areas of the US economy.

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Rand steady against the dollar
February 26 2015 at 08:46

South Africa’s rand was steady against the dollar on Thursday morning as traders held out for US inflation data.

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Greenback makes up ground
February 26 2015 at 06:04

The dollar made up lost ground against the yen on Thursday after falling when Janet Yellen hinted the central bank was in no hurry to raise rates.

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Rand muted as focus falls on Nene
February 25 2015 at 09:30

The rand traded cautiously against the dollar ahead of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s Budget speech.

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Dollar slips, euro holds up
February 25 2015 at 06:29

The dollar fell on Wednesday, while the euro held up as Greece delivered a reform package critical to extending its bailout.

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Oil creeps up in Asian trade
February 25 2015 at 06:29

Oil edged higher in Asia on Wednesday ahead of a key report expected to show further build-up in US crude inventories.

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