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HSBC helps keep FTSE near record highs

Britain's top equity index steadied on Monday, supported by a rise in HSBC but falling short of record highs.

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Futures up ahead of Apple earnings

US stock index futures were up slightly ahead of Apple's results after the close.

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Reform before aid ultimatum

Eurozone finance ministers warn Greece that it will get no more aid until it agrees to a complete economic reform plan

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Unrest fuels oil-supply concerns
April 24 2015 at 06:18

Oil prices slipped on profit-taking in Asia on Friday following sharp gains in the previous session.

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Dollar edges down, euro range-bound
April 24 2015 at 06:18

The dollar eased against the yen on Friday after weak data muddied the waters over the timing of a US interest rate hike.

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Asian shares take cue from Nasdaq
April 24 2015 at 06:18

An index of Asian shares rose on Friday, on track for a weekly gain as a fresh record for the Nasdaq helped nudge it toward seven-year highs.

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Nasdaq sets closing record
April 24 2015 at 06:17

The US market index most closely associated with technology stocks closed at an all-time high on Thursday, surpassing a 2000 record set just before the dotcom crash.

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European shares dip
April 23 2015 at 11:37

European shares gave up early gains on Thursday after disappointing business surveys on France and Germany.

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WPP leads FTSE 100 fallers
April 23 2015 at 11:36

Britain's top share index edged lower early on Thursday, led by advertising giant WPP.

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SARB warns of perils of ratings cut
April 23 2015 at 11:13

South Africa’s financial stability will be hit if Pretoria’s credit rating is downgraded, warns the Reserve Bank.

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Hong Kong shares close lower
April 23 2015 at 10:53

Hong Kong stocks easing off fresh seven-year highs on Thursday.

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SA banks pass IMF stress test
April 23 2015 at 10:29

South Africa’s banks are adequately resourced to deal with a severe economic crisis, according to a review.

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Dollar gets a push from housing data
April 23 2015 at 09:58

The dollar was mixed on Thursday, with upbeat US housing data briefly lifting the greenback above 120 yen.

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