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Ruble falls after downgrade

The Russian currency is on the way down after a top ratings agency cut Russia's credit rating to junk.

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Oil price is too low - Saudi Aramco

World oil prices have fallen too far, the president of state-owned energy giant Saudi Aramco says.

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Oil edges up in Asian trade

Oil prices on Tuesday edged up slightly after nearing six-year lows - but gains were capped owing to lingering concern about a global supply glut.

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US stocks rise with European shares
January 7 2015 at 17:24

US stocks climbed following the worst start to the year since 2008, ahead Federal Reserve meeting minutes.

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Rand weakens on investor jitters
January 7 2015 at 12:48

Falling global oil prices and worries over global growth prospects soured confidence in emerging market assets.

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Euro hits 9-yr low, oil below $50
January 7 2015 at 12:36

Collapsing oil prices and worries about world economy drove skittish investors to safe-haven sovereign debt.

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Harmony, Anglo lead shares recovery
January 7 2015 at 10:54

Gold producers zipped higher yesterday, leading a strong rally in shares after the previous session's sharp sell-off.

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Oil falls further, nears $51 mark
January 6 2015 at 15:17

Oil prices fell to fresh five-and-a-half-year lows on Tuesday as worries over a global supply glut intensified.

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Emerging stocks head for 3-week low
January 6 2015 at 12:00

Plunge in oil prices has spurred the longest slump on record in a gauge of energy companies.

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Davos 2015: four critical issues
January 6 2015 at 10:22

Word Economic Forum's Sebastian Buckup identifies four critical issues that need attention at Davos this year.

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European shares resume sell-off
January 6 2015 at 11:31

European shares resumed their sell-off on Tuesday after a slump in the previous session caused by worries over Greece.

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Top40 index plunge weighs on bourse
January 6 2015 at 10:03

The benchmark Top40 share index posted its biggest one-day drop since November 2008 on Monday.

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Lacklustre start for US stocks
January 5 2015 at 16:24

US stock index futures fell on Monday as volume returned to markets after the New Year holiday.

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