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Japanese stocks lead rebound

Japanese stocks led a rally in Asia on Monday, after solid US data and earnings calmed tumult in global financial markets.

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Oil rises in Asian trade

Oil prices rose in Asia on Monday, lifted by a surge in equities following last week's sharp gains on Wall Street.

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Fund managers fasten seatbelts

Even the wildest markets nearly always draw opportunists looking for profitable ways to play them.

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Rand firmer as global sell-off eases

The rand strengthened against the dollar as risk aversion, abated after a week of volatility that saw most emerging-market currencies weaken o ...

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Europe’s debt crisis waking from 2-year siesta?
October 16 2014 at 16:20

World markets tumbled for a second day, hurt by concerns about the health of world economy.

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Iron ore outlook cut by UBS
October 16 2014 at 11:27

Global iron ore suppliers are locked in a battle for market share as a surplus expands, according to UBS AG.

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UK stocks rebound from slump
October 16 2014 at 10:59

UK stocks advanced on Thursday, rebounding from the worst selloff in more than 15 months.

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European stocks fall for eighth day
October 16 2014 at 10:59

European stocks declined for an eighth day - the longest streak since 2003 - amid concern the region’s economy is worsening.

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Oil prices tumble in Asia
October 16 2014 at 09:16

Oil prices resumed their downward spiral in Asian trade on Thursday after another massive sell-off in equities.

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Dollar under pressure against yen
October 16 2014 at 09:15

The dollar struggled against the yen in Asia on Thursday after tumbling in New York trade in response to a weak batch of US data.

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China shares rise on economic data
October 16 2014 at 09:15

China shares gained on Thursday after recovering from early morning falls despite weaker markets overseas.

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Japanese stocks crumble
October 16 2014 at 06:27

Asia extended a selloff in global equities on Thursday, as heightened concerns about world economic growth sent Japanese stocks tumbling.

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EU could save $80bn in energy imports as oil prices drop
October 16 2014 at 04:33

The EU could save up to $80 billion (R884bn) in energy imports if oil prices remain low, providing some relief to households and companies in a region that has been laid low for the last five years.

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Slower growth, not recession – Nene
October 16 2014 at 04:33

South Africa was likely to cut its 2014 growth forecast next week but the government did not expect the economy to slip into recession, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said yesterday.

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