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Nigerian central bank moves to curb speculation

Nigeria's central bank has barred banks from holding their own funds in dollars, the governor said on Thursday.

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Asian markets rally - mostly

Asian markets mostly rallied on Thursday, with investors reversing a recent sell-off spurred by a Wall Street recovery.

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Green bonds sell big in 2014

A “green” bond market has taken root this year, with money managers jumping in to buy new environmentally-focused bonds.

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Oil drops below $59 – first time in f ...

OIL FELL below $59 (R686) a barrel for the first time since May 2009 yesterday, extending a six-month sell-off as slowing Chinese factory acti ...

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Oil dips after China’s trade figures
December 8 2014 at 06:23

Crude hit fresh five-year-lows on Monday following another weak batch of trade data out of China.

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Asian stocks eke out gains
December 8 2014 at 06:23

The Shanghai composite index gained 1.5 percent after Chinese data added to hopes that China will implement more stimulus measures.

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Wall Street rises for seventh week
December 6 2014 at 16:46

The Dow and S&P 500 rose for a seventh straight week as a better-than-expected jobs report indicated strong economic growth.

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Oil price crash: winners and losers
December 5 2014 at 13:19

Oil prices around the world have fallen more than 38 percent since the year's high in June.

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Asian shares extend rally
December 5 2014 at 12:08

Shares in Hong Kong and Shanghai extended their recent rally on Friday as traders poured in vast amounts of cash.

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Oil dips after Saudi decision
December 5 2014 at 06:34

Oil fell in Asia on Friday after major producer Saudi Arabia slashed the price of the crude that it sells to Asia and the US.

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Asian shares drift ahead of jobs data
December 5 2014 at 06:34

Asian shares drifted while the dollar marked time on Friday ahead of the key US jobs report later in the session.

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Wall Street ends with slight losses
December 5 2014 at 06:33

American stocks ended slightly lower on Thursday after ECB President Mario Draghi brushed off pressure for more immediate monetary policy action.

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Asian shares soar after US lead
December 4 2014 at 12:06

Shares in Hong Kong and Shanghai soared Thursday following another record close on Wall Street.

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Cyclicals lead Wall Street higher
December 4 2014 at 06:13

American stocks rose on Wednesday, with both the Dow and S&P 500 ending at records.

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