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New measures to defend naira

Nigeria's central bank has announced new measures to curb currency speculation as part of an effort to defend the naira.

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Hong Kong stocks end week with flourish

Hong Kong stocks climbed 1.25 percent Friday after another strong rally on Wall Street.

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Rand consolidates post Fed gains

The rand consolidated recent gains against the dollar on Friday.

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Oil drops below $59 – first time in f ...

OIL FELL below $59 (R686) a barrel for the first time since May 2009 yesterday, extending a six-month sell-off as slowing Chinese factory acti ...

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Oil drops below $59 – first time in five years
December 17 2014 at 07:23

OIL FELL below $59 (R686) a barrel for the first time since May 2009 yesterday, extending a six-month sell-off as slowing Chinese factory activity and weakening emerging-market currencies added to concerns about demand. In... Read Story
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Rand firms after Fitch maintains rating
December 15 2014 at 09:47

The rand has firmed against the US dollar, recouping some recent losses.

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Sydney stocks drop as hostage drama unfolds
December 15 2014 at 10:45

Asian markets fell on Monday as oil remained near five-year lows.

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Crude oil drops to five-year low
December 15 2014 at 07:15

CRUDE oil markets fell 3 percent or more to plumb new five-year lows on Friday after the world’s energy watchdog forecast even lower prices on weaker demand and larger supplies next year. Benchmark Brent oil settled ... Read Story
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Fitch maintains SA at BBB rating
December 14 2014 at 13:09

Ratings agency Fitch maintained South Africa’s BBB rating, two notches above junk status.

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Nigeria sinks below Zimbabwe stock valuations
December 12 2014 at 13:59

Tumbling oil revenue and a looming presidential election have turned Nigeria’s stocks into Africa’s biggest laggards.

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Ruble falls to record lows
December 12 2014 at 13:18

The ruble fell Friday to record lows as oil prices also sank, despite Russia's central bank hiking its interest rate.

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Global appetite for oil will slow - IEA
December 12 2014 at 13:03

The International Energy Agency says further drops in oil prices heighten the risk of social instability.

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Hong Kong shares end lower
December 12 2014 at 12:33

Hong Kong shares ended 0.27 percent lower Friday following another round of poor Chinese data.

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Rand pauses ahead of rating decisions
December 12 2014 at 12:28

The rand was largely unchanged against the US dollar on Friday.

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