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Oil rises in Asian trade

Oil prices rose in Asian trade on Tuesday, buoyed by strong industrial production data from China.

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Gold climbs above $1,240/oz

Gold snapped two days of losses to rise as renewed weakness in European stocks boosted interest in the metal as an alternative asset, though a tentative recover... Read Story

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Oil rises in Asian trade

Oil prices rose in Asia on Monday, lifted by a surge in equities following last week's sharp gains on Wall Street.

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Rand edges firmer ahead of the budget
October 22 2014 at 10:28

The rand edged firmer against the US dollar after pushing to its strongest level in 25 days in the previous session.

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Rand firmer on China growth data
October 21 2014 at 10:46

The rand edged up to its strongest level in a week against the US dollar, partly tracking firmer Asian currencies.

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US dollar eases after weak China data
October 21 2014 at 11:04

The dollar slipped in Asia as weak Chinese growth data rekindled concerns about the global economy.

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Rand gains in recovery mode
October 20 2014 at 19:01

The rand gained against the US dollar, starting a risk-heavy week in firm territory after heavy losses last week, with investors waiting for the finance ministry's update on the budget and economic outlook to provide direc... Read Story
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Rand steady as market awaits budget
October 20 2014 at 10:31

South Africa's rand traded in a narrow range against the US dollar, with domestic focus firmly on Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's medium term budget statement for an update on the health of the economy.

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Rand firmer as global sell-off eases
October 17 2014 at 18:30

The rand strengthened against the dollar as risk aversion, abated after a week of volatility that saw most emerging-market currencies weaken on deteriorating prospects for global growth.

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Rand steadies against US dollar
October 17 2014 at 11:53

The rand pulled back from the previous day's one-week lows against the US dollar.

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Europe’s debt crisis waking from 2-year siesta?
October 16 2014 at 16:20

World markets tumbled for a second day, hurt by concerns about the health of world economy.

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Dollar under pressure against yen
October 16 2014 at 09:15

The dollar struggled against the yen in Asia on Thursday after tumbling in New York trade in response to a weak batch of US data.

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