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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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Buyers snapping up Chinese stocks
November 17 2014 at 13:47

International buyers seized the moment after a link between stock exchanges in Shanghai and Hong Kong was launched.

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Global shares, oil price slide
November 17 2014 at 13:13

Shares fell and the oil price slid on Monday after data showed Japan had slipped into recession, raising concerns about global growth.

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Rand steady as market awaits data
November 17 2014 at 11:43

South Africa's rand largely flat ahead of local CPI data and an interest rate decision later in the week.

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Asian stocks hit by Japan data
November 17 2014 at 11:02

Asian markets mostly fell Monday, with Tokyo tumbling almost three percent after data showed Japan had slipped into recession.

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Yen pushed to seven-year low
November 17 2014 at 06:24

Japan’s currency was on a roller coaster ride in Asia on Monday.

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Oil dips in Asian trade
November 17 2014 at 06:23

Oil prices slipped in Asia on Monday, but losses were limited by speculation that the Opec cartel would be forced to cut output.

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Tokyo shares skid as Japan slips into recession
November 17 2014 at 06:23

Japanese stocks skidded on Monday, helping the yen rebound from a fresh seven-year low against the dollar.

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JSE flat as Naspers rise offsets mining fall
November 14 2014 at 18:49

South African stocks ended flat as a 9 percent surge in e-commerce and media giant Naspers was offset by a sell-off in mining companies, which were hit by tumbling metal prices.

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Rand ends week firmer
November 14 2014 at 18:10

Yields on South African government bonds dropped to two-week lows, reflecting an upbeat mood in emerging markets as a falling oil price improves prospects for benign inflation.

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JSE retail index rises to record
November 14 2014 at 17:06

South African retailers jumped to a record as a lower oil price eases pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates.

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