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European shares hold steady

The FTSEurofirst 300 index steadied around the previous session’s three-week highs on Friday.

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Tanzania’s gold output rises

Gold output in Tanzania edged up 1.26 percent in 2014, snapping a two-year decline, according to government data.

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Hong Kong shares jump

Hong Kong stocks were on Friday buoyed by further gains in mainland China markets.

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Oil dips in Asian trade
May 22 2015 at 06:03

Oil prices fell in Asia on Friday, unwinding sharp gains in the previous session.

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Dow ends flat, S&P up
May 22 2015 at 06:02

The S&P 500 closed at a record high on Thursday after disappointing economic data bolstered expectations that an interest rate hike is likely to come only later in the year.

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Zambia’s kwacha up on higher dollar inflows
May 21 2015 at 11:39

Zambia's kwacha jumped more than 1.7 percent against the dollar on Thursday.

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Britain’s FTSE holds firm
May 21 2015 at 10:38

Britain’s top share index hovered just below April’s record highs on Thursday.

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Hong Kong shares slip
May 21 2015 at 10:38

The Hang Seng index fell 0.2 percent on Thursday, while the China Enterprises Index lost 0.7 percent.

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Kenyan shilling holds steady
May 21 2015 at 10:37

Kenya’s shilling was barely changed on Thursday as a liquidity squeeze in the money markets started to bite.

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Rand softer ahead of rates decision
May 21 2015 at 09:21

South Africa’s rand was slightly softer on Thursday morning amid cautious trade before the Reserve Bank’s decision on rates.

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Oil edges up in Asian trade
May 21 2015 at 09:06

Oil prices rose in Asia on Thursday after a decline in US petroleum stockpiles and production.

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Dollar dips after Fed statement
May 21 2015 at 09:05

The dollar edged down on Thursday after minutes from the US Federal Reserve’s last policy meeting all but ruled out a June interest rate hike.

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Dow and S&P 500 end slightly lower
May 21 2015 at 06:08

American stocks ended marginally lower on Wednesday after Wall Street saw little in the minutes from the Federal Reserve meeting to alter expectations of when the central bank will raise interest rates.

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