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US stock surge as investors buy the dip

US equities enjoyed their best week in months as buying fever returned to the market following a month-long swoon on solid earnings.

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Dollar dips ahead of Fed meeting

The dollar weakened against other major currencies in cautious trade ahead of next week's Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.

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Rand still on firmer ground

South Africa's rand hovered near the previous day's five-week highs against the US dollar.

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Gold eases below $1,240

Gold prices eased as better-than-expected euro zone business activity data lifted stock markets from early lows.

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SA stocks pare losses after 8-month low
October 16 2014 at 20:59

South African stocks finished in positive territory on Thursday, recovering from an eight-month low hit earlier in the session.

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Oil sinks to four-year low
October 16 2014 at 16:25

Oil fell more than $1 a barrel to a four-year low below $83 a barrel as growing concerns over the global economy mount.

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Europe’s debt crisis waking from 2-year siesta?
October 16 2014 at 16:20

World markets tumbled for a second day, hurt by concerns about the health of world economy.

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Iron ore outlook cut by UBS
October 16 2014 at 11:27

Global iron ore suppliers are locked in a battle for market share as a surplus expands, according to UBS AG.

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UK stocks rebound from slump
October 16 2014 at 10:59

UK stocks advanced on Thursday, rebounding from the worst selloff in more than 15 months.

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European stocks fall for eighth day
October 16 2014 at 10:59

European stocks declined for an eighth day - the longest streak since 2003 - amid concern the region’s economy is worsening.

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Oil prices tumble in Asia
October 16 2014 at 09:16

Oil prices resumed their downward spiral in Asian trade on Thursday after another massive sell-off in equities.

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Dollar under pressure against yen
October 16 2014 at 09:15

The dollar struggled against the yen in Asia on Thursday after tumbling in New York trade in response to a weak batch of US data.

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China shares rise on economic data
October 16 2014 at 09:15

China shares gained on Thursday after recovering from early morning falls despite weaker markets overseas.

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Slower growth, not recession – Nene
October 16 2014 at 04:33

South Africa was likely to cut its 2014 growth forecast next week but the government did not expect the economy to slip into recession, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said yesterday.

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