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FTSE pinned by mixed earnings

Mixed earnings reports kept Britain's top share index trade in a tight range on Wednesday.

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StanChart helps Europe stocks bounce back

European shares rose on Wednesday, helped by a buoyant Standard Chartered.

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Hong Kong shares end lower

Hong Kong shares finished lower on Wednesday after a sharp drop in domestic retail sales hurt investor sentiment.

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Euro steady in Asian trade
February 24 2015 at 06:24

The euro held steady on Tuesday as traders awaited a list of Greece’s proposed reforms.

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Libyan oil pipeline repaired
February 24 2015 at 06:23

Libya has resumed pumping crude from its south-eastern Sarir and Messla fields to Hariga port.

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Asian share markets mixed
February 24 2015 at 06:23

Asian markets were cautious on Tuesday as investors fretted over what Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen might say later in the day.

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Nasdaq ends up for ninth session
February 24 2015 at 06:22

The Nasdaq ended higher on Monday for a ninth straight day following gains in Apple.

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Nigeria weighs emergency Opec talks
February 24 2015 at 06:22

Nigeria will call an extraordinary Opec meeting if crude oil prices slip any further, the country's oil minister said in an interview.

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Volatile week ahead for rand
February 24 2015 at 05:20

The rand was under pressure against the dollar yesterday as investors’ risk appetite remained tentative across the globe despite a rescue deal for debt-ridden Greece.

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Rand softer ahead of data, 2015 budget
February 23 2015 at 10:19

The rand was under pressure against the dollar on Monday as investors' risk appetite remained tentative across the globe.

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Oil bounces back in Asian trade
February 23 2015 at 06:28

Oil rebounded in Asia on Monday as speculators hunted for bargains following a sharp decline last week.

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Stocks and euro start cautiously
February 23 2015 at 06:04

Australian shares dipped 0.2 percent on disappointment over corporate earnings.

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Maize crop forecast to shrink to four-year low
February 23 2015 at 04:32

The 2015 maize crop in South Africa may be the smallest since 2011 as hot, dry weather in the two biggest growing provinces damages the harvest, a survey showed.

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