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US stock surge as investors buy the dip

US equities enjoyed their best week in months as buying fever returned to the market following a month-long swoon on solid earnings.

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Dollar dips ahead of Fed meeting

The dollar weakened against other major currencies in cautious trade ahead of next week's Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.

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Rand still on firmer ground

South Africa's rand hovered near the previous day's five-week highs against the US dollar.

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Gold eases below $1,240

Gold prices eased as better-than-expected euro zone business activity data lifted stock markets from early lows.

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Rand holds onto gains, seeking direction
October 24 2014 at 10:55

South Africa's rand held near recent highs against the dollar, looking for direction after hitting the 10.92 area currently serving as a resistance barrier for rand bulls.

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Wall Street gains on industrial earnings
October 24 2014 at 06:34

Earnings from Caterpillar and 3M drove Wall Street higher on Thursday.

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Stock futures tumble on Ebola case in New York
October 24 2014 at 06:34

US stock futures tumbled while safe-haven assets such as the yen and US bonds gained on Friday after media reported that a doctor who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.

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Gold eases below $1,240
October 23 2014 at 16:39

Gold prices eased as better-than-expected euro zone business activity data lifted stock markets from early lows.

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Japan stocks fall
October 23 2014 at 15:36

Japanese shares fell after US shares halted a four-day rally and consumer lenders declined with exporters.

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Hong Kong shares fall
October 23 2014 at 15:39

Hong Kong main share index finished lower in line with regional bourses, but further declines were capped by slightly stronger China manufacturing activity.

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JSE stocks fall on tax hike speculation
October 23 2014 at 14:55

South African shares fell a second day on speculation that prospects for higher taxes will curb consumer spending.

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Rand weakens after state cuts growth forecast
October 23 2014 at 11:39

The rand weakened against the US dollar, a day after the finance minister warned that Africa's most advanced economy was not making sufficient progress to reduce poverty and create jobs.

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Heineken’s sales miss estimates
October 23 2014 at 04:57

Heineken, the Dutch brewer that spurned an overture from SABMiller last month, reported third-quarter sales growth that missed estimates, extending the run of European companies hurt by sustained softness across the contin... Read Story
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Asia stocks hobbled by growth woes
October 23 2014 at 06:20

Asian shares sagged on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices rekindled investor anxiety.

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