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US stocks reacting rationally?

When we step back to look at the bigger picture, we still see more reasons to be positive than negative and are optimistic about the US equity market.

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Scottish No vote has its issues

There was a “Phew!” of relief in London as it became clear that after three centuries of marriage, Scotland and England have decided not to divorce.... Read Story

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JSE stocks end lower

JSE stocks ended slightly lower as subdued commodity prices and concerns about Chinese growth pulled resource shares down.

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Tokyo stocks end at new eight-month high
September 12 2014 at 11:38

Tokyo stocks gained 0.25 percent to close at a fresh eight-month high as the yen lost more ground against the dollar.

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Hong Kong shares post big weekly loss
September 12 2014 at 11:40

Hong Kong shares ended their worst week in six months, as investors locked in profits amid concerns that China's economy will remain sluggish and a US interest rate rise may come sooner than expected.

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UK’s FTSE edge up after dismal week
September 12 2014 at 11:49

Britain's top equity index rose for the first time in six sessions, helped by Scottish-based shares such as Royal Bank of Scotland as another poll showed most Scots would vote against independence.

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European shares stuck in range
September 12 2014 at 11:52

European shares inched higher but remained in a tight range, as investors refrained from taking strong bets on stocks ahead of Scotland's referendum and the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting next week.

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US dollar heads for best run in 17 years
September 12 2014 at 11:56

The US dollar headed for its ninth straight week of gains, some measure of how the economic fortunes of the United States and its major economic peers are diverging after six years of financial turmoil.

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Ghana cedi heads for best week since 2000
September 12 2014 at 13:49

Ghana’s cedi is heading for the biggest weekly gain in more than 14 years on speculation a $1 billion (R11 billion) Eurobond sale will boost foreign-exchange supplies as the nation seeks International Monetary Fund b... Read Story
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US futures flat before data
September 12 2014 at 14:35

US stock index futures were flat, with investors holding off on making big bets ahead of the release of key consumer data, though the Dow and S&P 500 were on track to snap a five-week streak of gains.

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Gold slides to 7-1/2-month low
September 12 2014 at 14:59

Gold prices hit 7-1/2-month lows on speculation that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates next year.

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Argentine farmers hoard R107bn in soya beans
September 12 2014 at 15:58

Argentine farmers are hoarding 21.5 million tonnes of soya beans harvested this season.

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Oil price hovers near two-year lows
September 12 2014 at 16:14

The price of benchmark Brent crude oil steadied after slumping to the lowest level in more than two years against a backdrop of solid supplies and sluggish demand.

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