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Rand holds onto gains, seeking direction

South Africa's rand held near recent highs against the dollar, looking for direction after hitting the 10.92 area currently serving as a resistance barrier for ... Read Story

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Wall Street gains on industrial earnings

Earnings from Caterpillar and 3M drove Wall Street higher on Thursday.

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Stock futures tumble on Ebola case in New York

US stock futures tumbled while safe-haven assets such as the yen and US bonds gained on Friday after media reported that a doctor who returned to New York City ... Read Story

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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Asia edgy on lingering growth anxiety
October 15 2014 at 06:20

Asian stocks were cautiously up on Wednesday as benign inflation data in China and more gloom in the euro zone economy lent credence to fears of a faltering global economic recovery.

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S&P 500 and Nasdaq break three-day slide
October 15 2014 at 06:20

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended up slightly on Tuesday, breaking a three-day string of declines that marked their worst losses since 2011.

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European shares resume slide, Iliad surges
October 14 2014 at 11:58

European stocks fell, losing ground for the seventh time in 10 sessions and tracking steep losses on Wall Street as investors fret about the strength of the global economy.

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Growth fears weigh on major shares
October 14 2014 at 12:01

Deepening worries over the health of the global economy dragged shares in Europe and Japan lower.

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Emerging markets to diverge
October 14 2014 at 12:24

Investors are rethinking their exposure to emerging markets, focusing on countries likely to weather lean times.

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US futures little changed after 3-day drop
October 14 2014 at 15:08

US stock index futures were little changed, after the S&P 500 suffered its worst three-day drop since November 2011.

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IEA sees supply knocking oil prices
October 14 2014 at 15:34

Demand for oil in 2015 will grow far slower than previously forecast as global economies remain weak.

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Emerging stocks edge down
October 14 2014 at 15:55

Emerging stocks edged down but held above 6-1/2-month lows on the prospect of delayed US rate hikes.

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Wall Street rises after 3-day slump
October 14 2014 at 16:38

US stocks were higher after the S&P 500's worst three-day drop since November 2011.

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Euro's demise exaggerated
October 14 2014 at 12:30

Currency watchers have decreed that the euro will fall sharply against the US dollar.

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