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US stock surge as investors buy the dip

US equities enjoyed their best week in months as buying fever returned to the market following a month-long swoon on solid earnings.

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Dollar dips ahead of Fed meeting

The dollar weakened against other major currencies in cautious trade ahead of next week's Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.

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Rand still on firmer ground

South Africa's rand hovered near the previous day's five-week highs against the US dollar.

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Gold eases below $1,240

Gold prices eased as better-than-expected euro zone business activity data lifted stock markets from early lows.

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US stock surge as investors buy the dip
October 25 2014 at 09:58

US equities enjoyed their best week in months as buying fever returned to the market following a month-long swoon on solid earnings.

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Dollar dips ahead of Fed meeting
October 25 2014 at 09:58

The dollar weakened against other major currencies in cautious trade ahead of next week's Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.

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Rand still on firmer ground
October 24 2014 at 18:35

South Africa's rand hovered near the previous day's five-week highs against the US dollar.

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JSE stocks end lower
October 24 2014 at 18:31

South African stocks fell for a third straight session, with iron ore producer Assore down sharply.

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Wall Street little changed
October 24 2014 at 17:06

US stocks were little changed, as disappointing earnings from Amazon were offset by gains in Microsoft after its quarterly results.

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US futures decline on Amazon results
October 24 2014 at 15:34

US stock index futures fell, putting the S&P 500 on track to trim its weekly advance.

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Hong Kong shares slip
October 24 2014 at 11:08

Hong Kong shares finished lower, dragged down by weak Chinese property data and corporate results from major companies.

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Japan shares post big weekly gain
October 24 2014 at 11:44

Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index posting its biggest weekly rally in 18 months, amid optimism for US earnings and European growth.

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European shares fall
October 24 2014 at 11:54

European shares fell, reversing the previous session's gains as investors fretted about news that a doctor who recently returned to New York from West Africa had tested positive for Ebola.

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US stock futures tumble
October 24 2014 at 11:58

US stock futures tumbled while safe-haven assets such as the yen and US bonds gained.

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