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Asian stocks lose some ground
Asian stocks lose some ground

Asian stocks dipped on Friday after weak corporate results halted Wall Street's record run overnight.

5 days ago
Intel drains Wall Street’s strength
Intel drains Wall Street’s strength

Wall Street cooled off on Thursday as disappointing quarterly reports from tech stalwart Intel stalled momentum.

6 days ago
European shares dip as airline stocks slump
European shares dip as airline stocks slump

European stock markets fell on Thursday, weighed down by a drop in the shares of major airlines.

6 days ago
Oil edges up in Asian trade
Oil edges up in Asian trade
Commodities

Oil prices edged up in Asia on Thursday following US data showing a drop in crude inventories.

6 days ago
Yen weakens, euro ticks up
Yen weakens, euro ticks up
Currencies

The yen slid to its lowest level in about six weeks on Thursday on expectations of fresh stimulus from Japan’s central bank.

6 days ago
Asian shares at nine-month highs
Asian shares at nine-month highs

Asian stocks climbed to nine-month highs on Thursday, helped by a recovery in global oil prices.

6 days ago
Microsoft boosts Wall Street
Microsoft boosts Wall Street

Wall Street gained on Wednesday and the S&P 500 and Dow industrials set fresh records, as Microsoft's strong results boosted the indexes.

7 days ago
European shares edge up
European shares edge up

European shares climbed on Wednesday after solid results from Swiss life sciences group Lonza and software firm SAP.

7 days ago
Hong Kong shares finish firmer
Hong Kong shares finish firmer

The Hang Seng Index rose 1 percent on Wednesday, while the China Enterprises Index gained 0.4 percent.

7 days ago
Anglo American cuts copper target
Anglo American cuts copper target
Commodities

Anglo American reduced its full-year copper-production target after bad weather hit its operations in Chile.

7 days ago
Greenback rises on rates speculation
Greenback rises on rates speculation
Currencies

The dollar rose on Wednesday as another positive round of US data fanned speculation the Federal Reserve will lift interest rates.

7 days ago
Oil gains hobbled by supply fears
Oil gains hobbled by supply fears
Commodities

Oil prices rose on bargain-buying in Asia on Wednesday after hitting two-month lows.

7 days ago
Asian shares slip as Wall Street loses steam
Asian shares slip as Wall Street loses steam

Asian stocks stepped back early on Wednesday after a record run on Wall Street showed signs of petering out.

7 days ago
S&P pulls back from record
S&P pulls back from record

The S&P 500 retreated from record highs on Tuesday, while the Dow edged up for an eighth straight day of gains.

8 days ago
SA maize prices could fall in 2017
SA maize prices could fall in 2017
Commodities

South Africa’s sky-high maize prices could normalise next year as crops recover from a devastating drought this season.