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Falling oil prices worry Algeria

With oil prices at their lowest in five years and showing few signs of hitting bottom, Algeria is feeling the pinch.

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New measures to defend naira

Nigeria's central bank has announced new measures to curb currency speculation as part of an effort to defend the naira.

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Hong Kong stocks end week with flourish

Hong Kong stocks climbed 1.25 percent Friday after another strong rally on Wall Street.

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JSE snaps 3-day losing streak
November 27 2014 at 20:16

South African stocks ended slightly higher, breaking three straight days of losses as investors chased after bargains but a softer gold price hit mining shares.

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Rand holds onto its gains
November 27 2014 at 11:41

The rand firmed, holding on to gains it made in the previous session.

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Hong Kong shares fall on scepticism
November 27 2014 at 12:12

Hong Kong shares finished down as investors held back from chasing continuous gains on mainland exchanges due to doubts about the state of China's economy.

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European shares inch up
November 27 2014 at 12:28

European shares inched up, adding to their recent sharp rally that has been fuelled by expectations of further stimulus measures from the European Central Bank.

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UK's FTSE ticks lower
November 27 2014 at 12:33

Britain's top equity index edged lower, with energy shares falling the most following a decline in crude oil prices to a four-year low.

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Oil hits fresh four-year low
November 27 2014 at 13:28

Fading hopes of a meaningful cut in production at OPEC meeting sent oil prices tumbling to a four-year low.

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Euro slips in Asian trade
November 27 2014 at 06:21

The euro lost more ground in Asia on Thursday after a European Central Bank official's dovish comments boosted speculation about further easing measures.

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Oil prices retreat
November 27 2014 at 06:21

Oil prices retreated further in Asia on Thursday on expectations that the Opec cartel will keep production at present levels.

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Asian shares edge higher
November 27 2014 at 06:20

Asian stocks hit a one-month high on Thursday as investors bet that more central bank stimulus in China and Europe would shore up the global economy.

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S&P 500 boosted by tech shares
November 27 2014 at 06:20

US stocks rose on Wednesday boosted by tech shares, with the S&P 500 and Dow industrials closing at records.

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