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Shares soar on China rate cut, ECB stimulus hopes

World stock markets and oil prices rallied following a surprise rate cut by China and as the European Central Bank indicated it would step up its asset purchase... Read Story

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US futures rise on China rate cut

US stock index futures rose on Friday, setting major indexes up for a fifth week of gains.

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European shares extend rally

European stocks extended an early rally on Friday morning, led by mining shares after China's cut interest rates.

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Wall Street to slip on growth worries
November 20 2014 at 16:27

US stocks were set to open lower amid concerns over global growth following weak business data.

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Russia has little to offer in oil price war
November 20 2014 at 16:45

Russia can do little to shore up slumping global prices even if OPEC wants it to.

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Nigerian central bank props up naira
November 20 2014 at 17:34

Nigeria's central bank intervened four times with dollar sales of up to $2 million (R22.2 million) each to commercial lenders as it seeks to prop up the naira currency.

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JSE stocks drop for fourth day
November 20 2014 at 14:55

South African stocks declined for a fourth day in the longest losing stretch since October 2.

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‘China manufacturing index dips’
November 20 2014 at 13:27

Manufacturing activity in China stagnated in November, British banking giant HSBC said.

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World stocks hit by China, Europe slowdown
November 20 2014 at 13:34

World stocks extended losses as evidence suggested both the Chinese and European economies were slowing.

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European shares tumble
November 20 2014 at 13:39

European shares fell, with top euro zone shares extending an early dip after weak manufacturing data in the region's top two economies reignited fears over growth prospects.

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UK's FTSE retreats
November 20 2014 at 13:44

Britain's top share index retreated from an eight-week high, with mining shares falling the most after a survey showed growth in China's vast factory sector stalled in November.

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Nigeria's stock index falls for third day
November 20 2014 at 13:47

Nigeria's main share index fell for the third straight day, shedding more than 3 percent in volatile trading.

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Nigeria’s naira falls to record low
November 20 2014 at 12:33

The naira slumped to a record low against the dollar as oil prices fell and before Nigeria’s central bank meeting to review interest rates.

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