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AFP

FTSE on track for 2% weekly fall

Britain’s main equity index fell for a fourth day on Friday, pulled down by commodity stocks.

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REUTERS

Novo Nordisk buoys European shares

Denmark’s Novo Nordisk jumped 13 percent after the pharmaceutical firm said it would submit interim data from a clinical trial of its insulin drug Tresiba... Read Story

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AP

Supply fears ease, oil drops

Oil prices fell more than $1 a barrel on Friday as worries receded over the threat of disruptions to Middle East supplies.

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Supply glut still weighing on oil
March 18 2015 at 06:12

Oil prices extended their losses in Asia on Wednesday to stay at six-year lows.

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Dollar steady against the yen
March 18 2015 at 06:11

The dollar bought 121.32 yen in Tokyo trade on Wednesday, compared with 121.34 yen in New York late on Tuesday.

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Asia stocks mixed before Fed
March 18 2015 at 06:11

Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday, with markets waiting for the US Federal Reserve's policy statement later in the day.

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S&P 500 falls on Fed anxiety
March 18 2015 at 06:11

The Dow and the S&P 500 fell on Tuesday as materials shares declined and nervousness increased ahead of a Federal Reserve statement.

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Currency gains as trade figures shine
March 18 2015 at 05:01

The rand strengthened against the dollar yesterday after the current account deficit narrowed more than economists’ forecasts.

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Rand cheered by current account data
March 17 2015 at 12:09

The rand strengthened as much as 0.3% against the dollar after the news that SA’s current account deficit had narrowed.

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FTSE continues to rebound
March 17 2015 at 11:52

Britain’s top share index rose on Tuesday to extend a rebound after losing ground last week.

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SA’s current account deficit narrows
March 17 2015 at 10:48

The Reserve Bank says the more competitive exchange value of the rand during the fourth quarter helped ease the deficit.

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Hong Kong shares slip
March 17 2015 at 10:40

The Hang Seng index fell 0.2 percent amid lingering worries over anticipated monetary tightening in the United States.

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European shares climb to fresh highs
March 17 2015 at 10:39

European shares were up on Tuesday, boosted by gains in Volkswagen.

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