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Euro slips in Asian trade

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

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

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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Euro slips in Asian trade

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

Oil prices retreat

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

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‘HSBC, Goldman rigged platinum prices’
November 26 2014 at 10:56

Goldman Sachs and HSBC were sued in New York over claims they conspired for eight years to manipulate prices for the precious metals platinum and palladium in what plaintiffs’ lawyers say is the first class-action la... Read Story
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Oil prices extend losses
November 26 2014 at 06:15

Oil prices extended losses in Asia on Wednesday as speculation swirls that the Opec cartel will maintain output despite a global supply glut.

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Asia shares climb on US optimism
November 26 2014 at 06:14

Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday after upbeat US economic growth data calmed investor anxiety over a deteriorating global outlook.

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Wall Street ends little changed
November 26 2014 at 06:14

American stocks ended little changed on Tuesday as soft readings on consumer confidence and house prices kept major indexes in a tight range.

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Oil price ends rouble's 6-day rise
November 25 2014 at 13:18

The rouble snapped a six-day winning streak as prospects of an oil price recovery waned.

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US futures tick up
November 25 2014 at 14:41

US stock index futures were slightly higher oas the market's long-running upward bias looked to continue.

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UK's FTSE pinned back
November 25 2014 at 14:46

Commodity related stocks continued to weigh on Britain's top share index, pegging it back near two-month highs as oil and metal prices came under renewed pressure.

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European shares at 2-month high
November 25 2014 at 15:13

Bets on more central bank support kept European shares at a two-month high.

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Euro zone indexes pause after two-day rise
November 25 2014 at 13:15

Euro zone shares marked time after a two-day rise that left some key regional indexes in “overbought” territory on a technical basis.

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Ethiopia plans first US dollar bond
November 25 2014 at 15:29

Ethiopia plans to sell its first dollar bond as Africa’s fastest-growing economy exploits record demand for the continent’s debt.

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