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Manufacturing slump hits SA’s GDP

South Africa’s economy grew at a slower pace in the first quarter as power cuts curbed manufacturing output.

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SA’s GDP grew below forecasts

South Africa's GDP grew below forecasts by an annualised 1.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in the first three months of 2015.

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SARB deputy warns of rate hikes

Deputy Governor Kuben Naidoo says there’s a good chance SA’s Reserve Bank will increase interest rates soon.

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Oil mixed in Asian trade

Oil prices were mixed in subdued Asian trade on Tuesday as dealers searched for fresh cues following public holidays in the US and much of Eur ...

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Euro slips amid concern over Greece
May 19 2015 at 06:11

The euro extended its losses on Tuesday after tumbling in US trade.

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Asian shares shrug off losses
May 19 2015 at 06:11

Rallying Chinese shares and Wall Street's record close offset euro worries over Greece’s fiscal woes.

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Dow and S&P close at record highs
May 19 2015 at 06:10

The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 ended at record highs on Monday, helped by a rally in Apple.

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Power cuts a brake on SA growth - Nene
May 18 2015 at 12:29

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says the energy crisis is the biggest risk facing South Africa now.

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China steel price slumps
May 18 2015 at 12:28

Spot rebar is 11 percent lower this year after four straight annual drops as a prolonged slump in China’s property sector has hurt steel demand.

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Euro wreaks havoc on carry trades
May 18 2015 at 12:27

Investors who embraced the carry strategy have seen losses of 3.5 percent since the end of March, according to a UBS Group AG index.

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Miners help European shares to advance
May 18 2015 at 11:21

European shares advanced in choppy trading on Monday, as miners gained on an improving sector outlook.

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Hong Kong shares close down
May 18 2015 at 10:45

Hong Kong stocks remained lacklustre on Monday in the aftermath of profit-taking by major foreign investors.

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Gold bulls rewarded with rally
May 18 2015 at 10:31

Money managers who hoarded bullion at the fastest pace in more than a month have been rewarded with the biggest rally in prices since January.

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Britain’s FTSE edges back towards record high
May 18 2015 at 10:30

Britain’s top share index returned to within reach of its record highs on Monday as a rise in the shares of major oil and mining companies lifted the stock market.

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