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AFP

FTSE pinned by mixed earnings

Mixed earnings reports kept Britain's top share index trade in a tight range on Wednesday.

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REUTERS

StanChart helps Europe stocks bounce back

European shares rose on Wednesday, helped by a buoyant Standard Chartered.

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AP

Hong Kong shares end lower

Hong Kong shares finished lower on Wednesday after a sharp drop in domestic retail sales hurt investor sentiment.

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White corn drops most in 10 months after rains
February 25 2015 at 12:37

SA’s white corn declined the most in 10 months after rains in key areas helped limit the damage to this year’s crop due to a drought.

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FTSE steadies near record high
February 25 2015 at 12:00

Britain’s top share index steadied near a record high on Wednesday.

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European stocks range-bound
February 25 2015 at 11:22

European stocks were little changed from a seven-year high as energy companies slid on Wednesday.

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Uganda sees February coffee exports down
February 25 2015 at 11:21

Uganda expects its coffee exports to fall 30 percent in February due to dry weather.

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SA’s government bonds fall on Yellen’s speech
February 25 2015 at 11:20

Yields on South African government bonds fell sharply early on Wednesday.

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Hong Kong shares end flat
February 25 2015 at 10:45

Hong Kong shares erased early gains to finish flat on Wednesday.

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Coal prices ease after early rally
February 25 2015 at 10:15

Physical coal prices in Australia and Europe have dipped over the past week.

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Rand muted as focus falls on Nene
February 25 2015 at 09:30

The rand traded cautiously against the dollar ahead of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s Budget speech.

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Dow and S&P finish at records
February 25 2015 at 06:29

American stocks closed higher on Tuesday as investors tried to interpret a subtle change in emphasis in testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

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Eric the croc is an iron ore ‘bellwether’
February 25 2015 at 04:47

As unlikely as it seems, Eric the saltwater crocodile is shaping up as a potential bellwether for the global iron ore market.

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