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AFP

European shares post 2015's biggest fall

By the close, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.2 percent at 1 576.86 points, but down 2.1 percent for the week.

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Sugar hits fresh six-year low

Raw sugar futures touched a fresh six-year low on Friday, weighed by a strengthening dollar and abundant supplies.

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AFP

FTSE on track for 2% weekly fall

Britain’s main equity index fell for a fourth day on Friday, pulled down by commodity stocks.

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Hong Kong shares slip
March 17 2015 at 10:40

The Hang Seng index fell 0.2 percent amid lingering worries over anticipated monetary tightening in the United States.

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European shares climb to fresh highs
March 17 2015 at 10:39

European shares were up on Tuesday, boosted by gains in Volkswagen.

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SA’s Q4 spending growth slows
March 17 2015 at 10:26

Spending in South Africa grew at an annualised 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014.

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Dollar solid ahead of Fed meeting
March 17 2015 at 09:15

The dollar held up against the yen and euro on Tuesday ahead of a closely watched Federal Reserve policy meeting.

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Opec warning weighs on US crude
March 17 2015 at 09:14

US crude fell to near six-year lows in Asia on Tuesday.

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Rand softens in early trade
March 17 2015 at 08:55

The rand was slightly softer against the dollar early on Tuesday ahead of a report on South Africa’s current account deficit.

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Asian shares rise on Fed bets
March 17 2015 at 05:50

Asian shares received a boost from Wall Street's rise, as investors positioned for the possibility that US data will prompt the Federal Reserve to adopt a cautious stance.

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Wall Street bounces as dollar drops
March 17 2015 at 05:49

American stocks rallied on Monday as the US dollar eased back from its recent peak.

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Rand faces a number of tests
March 17 2015 at 05:11

The rand faces a tough week, with a number of key data releases that could push it to a fresh 13-year low.

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FTSE creeps up after big drop
March 16 2015 at 11:41

Britain’s top share index edged higher on Monday after recovering from its biggest weekly drop of 2015.

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