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FTSE trades near record highs

Britain’s top share index edged towards record highs on Friday.

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HK shares post fifth weekly gain

Hong Kong stocks had a fifth straight weekly gain, thanks to hopes of further money inflows.

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European shares hit by declines in SKF and Syngenta

A pullback in bearings maker SKF and crop chemicals group Syngenta weighed on European equities on Friday.

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Auto stocks lead European shares up
April 9 2015 at 11:09

European shares rose early on Thursday, helped by a strong recovery in Europe's auto sector.

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Alcoa sees aluminium glut
April 9 2015 at 11:08

Alcoa has forecast a global oversupply of aluminium for 2015 - and the slowest rate of growth in global consumption in three years.

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Hong Kong shares hit seven-year highs
April 9 2015 at 10:38

Hong Kong stocks advanced to seven-year highs on Thursday, as mainland investors rushed to buy shares in the city.

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Rand surrenders some gains
April 9 2015 at 09:39

South Africa’s rand was softer against the dollar in early trade on Thursday.

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SA imports first yellow corn in a year
April 9 2015 at 06:31

South Africa brings in yellow corn from Argentina as the drought continues to curb local production.

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Oil bounces back in Asia
April 9 2015 at 06:25

Oil prices rebounded in Asia on Thursday on bargain-hunting after a surge in US crude stockpiles.

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Dollar firms after Fed minutes
April 9 2015 at 05:50

The dollar firmed on Thursday after the minutes of the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting showed a split over the timing of an interest-rate increase.

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Asian stocks extend gains
April 9 2015 at 05:49

Asian stocks rose on Thursday, extending the previous session's gains.

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Wall Street ends with modest gains
April 9 2015 at 05:49

American stocks ended a volatile session with modest gains on Wednesday.

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Hong Kong shares soar
April 8 2015 at 10:50

The Hang Seng index posted its biggest daily rise in more than three years on Wednesday.

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