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AFP

FTSE pinned by mixed earnings

Mixed earnings reports kept Britain's top share index trade in a tight range on Wednesday.

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StanChart helps Europe stocks bounce back

European shares rose on Wednesday, helped by a buoyant Standard Chartered.

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Hong Kong shares end lower

Hong Kong shares finished lower on Wednesday after a sharp drop in domestic retail sales hurt investor sentiment.

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European shares hover near highs
March 3 2015 at 10:24

European equity indexes were flat to higher at the open on Tuesday, helped by better-than-expected German retail sales data.

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Rand keeps to narrow range
March 3 2015 at 09:21

South Africa’s rand recovered early on Tuesday after dipping in the previous session.

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Dollar slips after mixed US data
March 3 2015 at 08:50

The dollar slipped on Tuesday after a mixed slate of manufacturing data in the United States.

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Asian shares firm as US stocks hit record
March 3 2015 at 06:01

Asian shares firmed in early trade on Tuesday, with sentiment bolstered by another record day on Wall Street.

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Oil rises in Asian trade
March 3 2015 at 06:01

Oil prices rose in Asia on Tuesday, but gains were capped as dealers sat on the sidelines eyeing negotiations aimed at ending a strike at some US crude refineries.

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Nasdaq hits highest level since 2000
March 3 2015 at 06:00

The S&P 500 and Dow indexes hit records after economic data pointed to a slowly accelerating economy.

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Factories take strain on Eskom blackouts
March 3 2015 at 05:17

The rand declined against the dollar for the third day yesterday after a report showed local factory activity fell more than expected in February.

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FTSE touches new record high
March 2 2015 at 12:01

Britain's top equity index climbed on Monday after a rise in mining stocks.

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European shares begin March on flat note
March 2 2015 at 10:47

A boost from merger activity in the telecoms sector was offset by falls in media group Vivendi.

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HK shares creep up after rate cut
March 2 2015 at 10:47

Hong Kong shares edged up on Monday after China's central bank cut interest rates to support the slowing economy.

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