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38 days ago
Asian shares slip as Wall Street loses steam
Asian shares slip as Wall Street loses steam

Asian stocks stepped back early on Wednesday after a record run on Wall Street showed signs of petering out.

38 days ago
S&P pulls back from record
S&P pulls back from record

The S&P 500 retreated from record highs on Tuesday, while the Dow edged up for an eighth straight day of gains.

39 days ago
SA maize prices could fall in 2017
SA maize prices could fall in 2017
Commodities

South Africa’s sky-high maize prices could normalise next year as crops recover from a devastating drought this season.

39 days ago
European shares fall on weaker miners
European shares fall on weaker miners

European shares slipped in early trading on Tuesday, with weaker metals prices weighing on miners.

39 days ago
Oil knocked by supply concerns
Oil knocked by supply concerns
Commodities

Oil prices extended their decline in Asia on Tuesday as the global glut returned to focus.

39 days ago
Asian stocks slide
Asian stocks slide

Asian shares slipped on Tuesday as a downturn in crude oil curbed the enthusiasm from fresh record highs on Wall Street.

39 days ago
Wall Street sets records again
Wall Street sets records again

Wall Street closed slightly higher on Monday to mint new record highs for the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials.

40 days ago
ARM lifts European shares
ARM lifts European shares

European shares rose on Monday, boosted by a surge in ARM after Japan's SoftBank agreed to buy the chip designer.

40 days ago
Pound firmer in early trade
Pound firmer in early trade
Currencies

Britain’s sterling rose on Monday amid better risk appetite in global markets.

40 days ago
Oil gains in Asian trade
Oil gains in Asian trade
Commodities

Oil prices extended their rise in Asia on Monday after robust economic data from the United States and China.

40 days ago
Dollar cheered by retail sales data
Dollar cheered by retail sales data
Currencies

The dollar rallied on Monday after US retail sales data bolstered expectations that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates this year.

40 days ago
Asian shares hold steady
Asian shares hold steady

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat on Monday, having reached its highest in almost nine months last week.

43 days ago
Kenya hopes for bumper coffee harvest
Kenya hopes for bumper coffee harvest

Kenya, Africa’s third-biggest arabica- coffee producer, may get a bumper harvest later this year as rains in key growing areas boost yields.

43 days ago
Pound pulls out of ICU
Pound pulls out of ICU

Expectations of a period of relative domestic political and economic calm keep sterling on course for its best week since 2009 on Friday.

43 days ago
Emerging stocks end on a high
Emerging stocks end on a high

Emerging stocks are set to end Friday with the biggest weekly gains since March, buoyed by policy-easing prospects at home and abroad.