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Rand expected to track dollar moves

South Africa’s rand held steady against the dollar in early trade on Friday.

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Inflation figures weigh on yen

The yen slipped on Friday as weak Japanese inflation data stirred talk of fresh easing measures.

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Oil dips as supply concerns grow

Oil prices fell in Asia on Friday, cutting short a rally as investors weighed the potential for disruptions in Middle East supplies.

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Gold holds near two-week high
March 24 2015 at 10:44

Gold traded near the highest level in two weeks on speculation that the Federal Reserve may be slow to raise interest rates.

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Rand holding steady in early trade
March 24 2015 at 09:10

The rand steadied against the dollar on Tuesday morning, helped by a stronger euro.

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China’s manufacturing figures weigh on oil
March 24 2015 at 09:01

Oil prices fell in Asia on Tuesday following disappointing manufacturing data from China.

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Dollar takes a hit, euro wins support
March 24 2015 at 09:01

Dollar demand stalled on Tuesday after the vice-chairman of the Federal Reserve suggested interest rates would rise more slowly than expected.

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Asian shares erase gains
March 24 2015 at 05:27

Japan’s Nikkei stock average slipped about 0.5 percent on Tuesday, pulling away from the previous session's 15-year highs.

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Wall Street slips after rally
March 24 2015 at 05:27

American stocks edged lower on Monday on the heels of strong gains in the prior week.

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Britain’s FTSE inches lower
March 23 2015 at 11:30

British shares slipped back on Monday, taking a breather after sharp gains propelled the FTSE 100 index to record highs.

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Hong Kong shares buoyed by China rally
March 23 2015 at 10:30

Hong Kong stocks rose on Monday, taking cues from bullish mainland China shares.

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European shares take a breather
March 23 2015 at 10:30

European shares slipped on Monday, taking a breather following recent sharp gains.

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Gold holds weekly climb
March 23 2015 at 10:00

Gold held the biggest weekly advance since January after the Federal Reserve reduced projections for US rate hikes.

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