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Shares soar on China rate cut, ECB stimulus hopes

World stock markets and oil prices rallied following a surprise rate cut by China and as the European Central Bank indicated it would step up its asset purchase... Read Story

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US futures rise on China rate cut

US stock index futures rose on Friday, setting major indexes up for a fifth week of gains.

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European shares extend rally

European stocks extended an early rally on Friday morning, led by mining shares after China's cut interest rates.

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Rand, bonds hold steady
November 18 2014 at 11:14

The rand held steady against the US dollar as it waited for direction from abroad, while lower oil prices and Japan's slip into recession supported government debt.

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Platinum producers launch investment body
November 18 2014 at 11:43

Six of the world's biggest platinum producers have launched a dedicated body to promote the precious metal as an investment vehicle.

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UK's FTSE extends rally
November 18 2014 at 12:25

Britain's blue-chip index edged higher, adding to weeks of gains after bullish updates from British Land and insurer Prudential.

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European shares inch higher
November 18 2014 at 12:41

European stocks rose adding to the previous session's rally after comments from ECB President Mario Draghi that were seen as raising the prospect of further stimulus steps.

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Greenback stable in Asian trade
November 18 2014 at 06:07

The dollar held steady against the yen in Asia on Tuesday after the previous day’s sell-off.

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Oil extends losses in Asia
November 18 2014 at 06:06

Oil prices extended their losses in Asia on Tuesday after Japan's economy slumped to recession.

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Nikkei up after big losses on GDP shock
November 18 2014 at 06:06

Japanese shares led a tentative recovery in Asian shares on Tuesday, drawing some support from two US blockbuster acquisitions.

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S&P 500 ends at record high
November 18 2014 at 06:06

The S&P 500 edged up to close at a record high on Monday as deal activity worth $100 billion offset concerns about overseas growth.

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Analysts dim on Zim’s new state fund
November 17 2014 at 15:56

Zimbabwean Sovereign Wealth Fund will not work unless government addresses poor confidence in the country's economy

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Nikkei sees worst slump in months
November 17 2014 at 15:07

European shares dropped on Monday, hit by concern over the pace of global growth after new of Japan's recession.

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