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European shares hold steady

The FTSEurofirst 300 index steadied around the previous session’s three-week highs on Friday.

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Tanzania’s gold output rises

Gold output in Tanzania edged up 1.26 percent in 2014, snapping a two-year decline, according to government data.

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Hong Kong shares jump

Hong Kong stocks were on Friday buoyed by further gains in mainland China markets.

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Asian shares slip
May 20 2015 at 06:06

Asian shares slipped on Wednesday after a mixed day on Wall Street.

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Britain’s FTSE gains
May 19 2015 at 10:51

Britain’s top share index rose on Tuesday, with Land Securities leading the market higher.

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Muted gains for Hong Kong shares
May 19 2015 at 10:51

Hong Kong stocks rose on Tuesday, led by Chinese companies, as excitement in mainland markets caused ripples.

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European equities boosted by Coeure’s remarks
May 19 2015 at 10:50

European shares rose back to near multi-year highs on Tuesday after an ECB policymaker said the bank would front-load an asset purchase scheme..

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Moody’s ‘unlikely to see change in SA rating’
May 19 2015 at 10:15

South Africa has a stable outlook despite various challenges, Moody’s ratings agency said on Tuesday.

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Rand flat in early trade
May 19 2015 at 09:03

The rand was largely stable against the dollar early on Tuesday as traders awaited the outcome of public sector wage talks.

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Oil mixed in Asian trade
May 19 2015 at 06:12

Oil prices were mixed in Asia on Tuesday as a global glut and soft demand overshadowed the impact of tension in the Middle East.

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Asian shares shrug off losses
May 19 2015 at 06:11

Rallying Chinese shares and Wall Street's record close offset euro worries over Greece’s fiscal woes.

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African bourses join forces on ETFs
May 19 2015 at 05:07

South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya are planning to cross-list more exchange traded funds (ETF) on their stock markets to boost the liquidity of the securities, according to the JSE.

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Energy prices fail to include damages
May 19 2015 at 05:05

Governments around the world charge prices for energy that do not account for its harmful environmental, health and other side effects, amounting to a $5.3 trillion (R62.3 trillion) “post-tax” subsidy this year... Read Story
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