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India's Jaitley goes for growth

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced a budget aimed at high growth.

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Fears over rise in transfer duties

It was good and bad news for the property sector in Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s Budget speech.

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Election starts to weigh on pound

Sterling dipped back below $1.54 on Friday - more than a cent below eight-week highs hit a day earlier.

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SA corn jumps

SA’s white and yellow corn surged after the Crop Estimates Committee said this year’s harvest would be the smallest since 2007.

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Japan’s stocks extend rally
February 20 2015 at 06:15

Japanese stocks rose to a fresh 15-year high on Friday.

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Oil sharply lower, futures flat
February 19 2015 at 15:37

US stock index futures were little changed on Thursday as investors looked ahead to data on the labour market.

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Greece lifts markets despite German rejection
February 19 2015 at 15:16

Greek proposal to extend bailout lifts European stocks to seven-year highs even though Germany rejects it.

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Mondelez begins ‘Coffee Made Happy’ push
February 19 2015 at 12:02

Mondelez International wants to boost African coffee output as part of a $200m programme aimed at farmers of the bean.

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UK FTSE falls off earlier highs
February 19 2015 at 11:27

Britain's top equity index on Thursday retreated from 15-year highs.

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European shares edge off highs
February 19 2015 at 10:44

A slide in oil prices and a mixed batch of corporate results knocked European shares on Thursday.

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Rand firms after inflation slows
February 19 2015 at 09:35

The rand edged firmer on Thursday after South Africa’s inflation and retail data offered few surprises.

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Oil dips ahead of EIA report
February 19 2015 at 09:15

Oil prices fell on Thursday ahead of a report by the Energy Information Administration.

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Euro up, dollar under pressure
February 19 2015 at 09:14

The euro rose on Thursday on hopes for a deal in Greece's debt standoff.

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Wall Street ends nearly flat
February 19 2015 at 06:03

The Dow and S&P 500 ended barely lower on Wednesday after a drop in energy shares.

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