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Kingfisher helps lift FTSE

Britain's top share index was heading for its best quarterly gain in two years as it held steady on Tuesday.

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Hong Kong shares close higher

Hong Kong shares finished higher on Tuesday following the Chinese central bank’s decision to loosen some restrictions on real estate lending.

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Fragile rand extends losses

South Africa’s rand weakened against the dollar early on Tuesday.

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Oil dips in Asian trade

Oil prices fell in Asia on Tuesday as dealers monitored last-ditch efforts between global powers and Iran to reach a deal on Tehran's nuclear ...

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China’s manufacturing figures weigh on oil
March 24 2015 at 09:01

Oil prices fell in Asia on Tuesday following disappointing manufacturing data from China.

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Dollar takes a hit, euro wins support
March 24 2015 at 09:01

Dollar demand stalled on Tuesday after the vice-chairman of the Federal Reserve suggested interest rates would rise more slowly than expected.

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Asian shares erase gains
March 24 2015 at 05:27

Japan’s Nikkei stock average slipped about 0.5 percent on Tuesday, pulling away from the previous session's 15-year highs.

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Wall Street slips after rally
March 24 2015 at 05:27

American stocks edged lower on Monday on the heels of strong gains in the prior week.

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Britain’s FTSE inches lower
March 23 2015 at 11:30

British shares slipped back on Monday, taking a breather after sharp gains propelled the FTSE 100 index to record highs.

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Hong Kong shares buoyed by China rally
March 23 2015 at 10:30

Hong Kong stocks rose on Monday, taking cues from bullish mainland China shares.

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European shares take a breather
March 23 2015 at 10:30

European shares slipped on Monday, taking a breather following recent sharp gains.

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Gold holds weekly climb
March 23 2015 at 10:00

Gold held the biggest weekly advance since January after the Federal Reserve reduced projections for US rate hikes.

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Saudi minister weighs in on oil glut
March 23 2015 at 09:20

Oil producers outside Opec must co-operate to boost falling crude prices, says Saudi Arabia’s oil minister.

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Zambia sells corn from record crop
March 23 2015 at 09:19

Zambia plans to sell as much as a third of its record corn crop, as drought and floods in neighbouring nations hit grain harvests.

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