Make this festive season a golden one

Show your loved ones you care by giving them gold

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Asian stocks track Wall Street cues

Asian markets rose in thin trade Monday ahead of the festive season.

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Rand weaker vs dollar, risk aversion set to wane

The rand edged weaker against the US dollar on Monday following a week of volatile trade.

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Falling oil prices worry Algeria

With oil prices at their lowest in five years and showing few signs of hitting bottom, Algeria is feeling the pinch.

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Asia down as oil fall hits risk sentiment
December 11 2014 at 06:22

Asian stocks fell on Thursday as falling oil prices continued to feed into global growth concerns.

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Indexes end down more than 1%
December 11 2014 at 06:22

American stocks lost more than 1 percent on Wednesday in the S&P 500’s biggest decline since October 13.

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Hong Kong stocks edge up
December 10 2014 at 13:45

Hong Kong stocks edged up on Wednesday after a two-day sell-off, while Shanghai rebounded strongly.

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Oil down in Asian trade
December 10 2014 at 06:20

Oil prices fell in Asia on Wednesday as dealers held their breath for the latest US supply report.

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Asian shares pull back
December 10 2014 at 06:19

Asian shares and the dollar pulled back as global growth concerns and political uncertainty in Greece prompted a flight to safety.

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S&P 500 erases early losses to end flat
December 10 2014 at 06:19

The S&P 500 managed to nearly erase a 1.3 percent decline from earlier on Tuesday, moving more than 26 points to its high of the day.

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Heavy strain at declining iron ore prices
December 10 2014 at 04:40

Iron ore prices will extend declines as growth in low-cost supply from the world’s largest producers outstrips demand, according to JPMorgan Chase, which have cut forecasts through 2017.

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China growth slows as housing peaks
December 9 2014 at 12:50

China's residential building boom is petering out, with the effects seen from slumping steel and cement prices.

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Lack of power topples the rand
December 9 2014 at 04:36

The fallout from South Africa’s power crisis has sent the rand plunging to a six-year low.

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Emerging currencies slide to decade low on dollar, oil
December 9 2014 at 05:00

Nothing’s going right for emerging market currencies these days.

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