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Rand weakens after state cuts growth forecast

The rand weakened against the US dollar, a day after the finance minister warned that Africa's most advanced economy was not making sufficient progress to reduc... Read Story

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Heineken’s sales miss estimates

Heineken, the Dutch brewer that spurned an overture from SABMiller last month, reported third-quarter sales growth that missed estimates, extending the run of E... Read Story

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Asia stocks hobbled by growth woes

Asian shares sagged on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices rekindled investor anxiety.

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Rand weakens after state cuts growth ...

The rand weakened against the US dollar, a day after the finance minister warned that Africa's most advanced economy was not making sufficient ...

Rand weakens after state cuts growth ...

The rand weakened against the US dollar, a day after the finance minister warned that Africa's most advanced economy was not making sufficient ...

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Dollar under pressure against yen
October 16 2014 at 09:15

The dollar struggled against the yen in Asia on Thursday after tumbling in New York trade in response to a weak batch of US data.

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China shares rise on economic data
October 16 2014 at 09:15

China shares gained on Thursday after recovering from early morning falls despite weaker markets overseas.

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Japanese stocks crumble
October 16 2014 at 06:27

Asia extended a selloff in global equities on Thursday, as heightened concerns about world economic growth sent Japanese stocks tumbling.

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Major indexes end down amid demand concerns
October 16 2014 at 06:26

US stocks fell on Wednesday on continued worries about weak global demand.

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EU could save $80bn in energy imports as oil prices drop
October 16 2014 at 04:33

The EU could save up to $80 billion (R884bn) in energy imports if oil prices remain low, providing some relief to households and companies in a region that has been laid low for the last five years.

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Slower growth, not recession – Nene
October 16 2014 at 04:33

South Africa was likely to cut its 2014 growth forecast next week but the government did not expect the economy to slip into recession, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said yesterday.

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Bonds rise, oil falls as gloom persists
October 15 2014 at 11:32

Persistent fears over the health of the global economic recovery kept bond yields and oil prices falling on Wednesday.

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UK’s FTSE slumps as Shire pegs back stocks
October 15 2014 at 11:03

Britain’s top equity index dropped on Wednesday, as a slump in Shire hit health-care stocks.

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China’s inflation nears five-year low
October 15 2014 at 09:29

China’s consumer inflation slowed more than expected in September, adding to concerns about global growth.

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Euro slips in Asian trade
October 15 2014 at 09:29

The euro slipped in Asia on Wednesday after more gloomy data from Germany exacerbated worries about Europe's largest economy.

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