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Heineken’s sales miss estimates

Heineken, the Dutch brewer that spurned an overture from SABMiller last month, reported third-quarter sales growth that missed estimates, extending the run of E... Read Story

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Asia stocks hobbled by growth woes

Asian shares sagged on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices rekindled investor anxiety.

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Wall Street ends lower

American stocks erased earlier gains to close lower on Wednesday as a shooting at the Canadian parliament unnerved investors.

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Heineken’s sales miss estimates
October 23 2014 at 04:57

Heineken, the Dutch brewer that spurned an overture from SABMiller last month, reported third-quarter sales growth that missed estimates, extending the run of European companies hurt by sustained softness across the contin... Read Story
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Asia stocks hobbled by growth woes
October 23 2014 at 06:20

Asian shares sagged on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices rekindled investor anxiety.

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Wall Street ends lower
October 23 2014 at 06:19

American stocks erased earlier gains to close lower on Wednesday as a shooting at the Canadian parliament unnerved investors.

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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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European shares inch up
October 22 2014 at 12:26

European shares inched higher, extending the previous session's sharp gains.

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UK's FTSE lags continental peers
October 22 2014 at 12:32

Britain's FTSE 100 lagged small gains in main euro zone equity indexes as a gloomy update from British American Tobacco weighed on companies which sell consumer goods.

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Hong Kong shares post best day in 7 weeks
October 22 2014 at 12:51

Hong Kong shares had its best daily gain since early September, underpinned by a rally in US shares and optimism the Chinese government will roll out more stimulus to prop up growth.

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ECB stimulus hopes lift mood in Europe
October 22 2014 at 13:00

European shares edged up and the euro hit a one-week low against the dollar.

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Japan shares move higher
October 22 2014 at 12:02

Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index reversing its recent fall, after global stocks surged on bets the European Central Bank will expand stimulus.

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Rand firms on hopes for fiscal prudence
October 22 2014 at 04:31

High hopes for Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s first medium-term budget policy statement boosted the rand.

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