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Investors shed Greek bonds and stocks

Investors were spooked on Tuesday by reports that the IMF may cut a funding lifeline to Greece unless its European partners accept more debt writedowns.

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SA’s business confidence recovers in April

South Africa’s business confidence remains vulnerable to an electricity crunch and labour strife.

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UBS boosts European shares

Shares of Swiss bank UBS were the top performers in Europe on Tuesday.

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European shares edges up
April 24 2015 at 10:56

European stocks rose in early deals on Friday, boosted by encouraging earnings reports.

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Hang Seng ends firmer on fund inflow hopes
April 24 2015 at 10:55

Hong Kong’s main share index ended firmer on Friday, bolstered by hopes of more capital inflows from mainland investors.

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Rand fragile in early trade
April 24 2015 at 09:47

The rand was flat against the dollar early on Friday, consolidating its recovery from Thursday's one-month low.

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Unrest fuels oil-supply concerns
April 24 2015 at 06:18

Oil prices slipped on profit-taking in Asia on Friday following sharp gains in the previous session.

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Dollar edges down, euro range-bound
April 24 2015 at 06:18

The dollar eased against the yen on Friday after weak data muddied the waters over the timing of a US interest rate hike.

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Asian shares take cue from Nasdaq
April 24 2015 at 06:18

An index of Asian shares rose on Friday, on track for a weekly gain as a fresh record for the Nasdaq helped nudge it toward seven-year highs.

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Nasdaq sets closing record
April 24 2015 at 06:17

The US market index most closely associated with technology stocks closed at an all-time high on Thursday, surpassing a 2000 record set just before the dotcom crash.

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European shares dip
April 23 2015 at 11:37

European shares gave up early gains on Thursday after disappointing business surveys on France and Germany.

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WPP leads FTSE 100 fallers
April 23 2015 at 11:36

Britain's top share index edged lower early on Thursday, led by advertising giant WPP.

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SARB warns of perils of ratings cut
April 23 2015 at 11:13

South Africa’s financial stability will be hit if Pretoria’s credit rating is downgraded, warns the Reserve Bank.

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