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Oil prices up after Chinese data

Oil prices rose in Asia on Tuesday in response to better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing data.

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Housing data hits Wall Street

American stocks closed lower on Monday, with the S&P 500 suffering its biggest one-day decline since early August.

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Asia cheered as China’s factories defy doomsters

Asian shares recouped early losses on Tuesday while commodities won a break from recent selling pressure.

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JSE stocks fall led by PPC

South Africa's stock market saw its biggest one day drop in nine months, dragged lower by iron ore producers and a sharp fall in cement compan ...

Rand hit as commodity currencies suff ...

The rand fell to seven-month lows against the US dollar as commodity-linked currencies bore the brunt of expected weak growth in China, the wo ...

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Hong Kong shares end at five-week low
September 15 2014 at 11:35

Hong Kong shares finished at their lowest in five weeks, after a slew of weaker-than-expected China data over the weekend fanned fresh worries about the world's second-largest economy.

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JSE delays open on network problems
September 15 2014 at 10:39

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange experienced a network connectivity problem that delayed the start of trade.

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Rand hits fresh seven-month lows
September 15 2014 at 10:36

South Africa's rand extended recent losses to a fresh seven-month low against the US dollar.

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UK's FTSE knocked by energy stocks, miners
September 15 2014 at 11:39

Britain's top shares fell as new sanctions against Russia took their toll on energy stocks.

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Threats to companies sour Scottish vote
September 15 2014 at 05:17

The campaign battle over Scottish independence has taken a bitter turn.

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Oil falls in Asian trade
September 15 2014 at 06:09

Oil prices fell in Asia on Monday after a sharp slowdown in Chinese industrial production raised concerns about slackening demand.

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China slowdown worries curb risk appetite
September 15 2014 at 06:08

Asian stocks stumbled to their lowest in five weeks on Monday after a batch of weak data out of China.

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Dollar holds steady
September 15 2014 at 06:08

The US dollar was steady in Asia on Monday on speculation that the US Federal Reserve will bring forward its timetable to raise interest rates.

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US stocks retreats despite strong Apple launch
September 13 2014 at 10:44

Wall Street stocks took a breather, finishing down from record levels despite solid US economic data.

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Rand weakens to fresh 7-month low
September 12 2014 at 18:32

The rand fell to seven-month lows against the US dollar due to recent US data that backs the case for higher US interest rates.

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