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AFP

European shares post 2015's biggest fall

By the close, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.2 percent at 1 576.86 points, but down 2.1 percent for the week.

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SXC.HU

Sugar hits fresh six-year low

Raw sugar futures touched a fresh six-year low on Friday, weighed by a strengthening dollar and abundant supplies.

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AFP

FTSE on track for 2% weekly fall

Britain’s main equity index fell for a fourth day on Friday, pulled down by commodity stocks.

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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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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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Saudi minister weighs in on oil glut
March 23 2015 at 09:20

Oil producers outside Opec must co-operate to boost falling crude prices, says Saudi Arabia’s oil minister.

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Zambia sells corn from record crop
March 23 2015 at 09:19

Zambia plans to sell as much as a third of its record corn crop, as drought and floods in neighbouring nations hit grain harvests.

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Rand looks steady in early trade
March 23 2015 at 09:03

The rand was 0.16 percent softer against the dollar on Monday morning compared with Friday’s close at the New York session.

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