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'We're not trying to cripple Russia'

Germany has denied that European Union sanctions are aimed at crippling the Russian economy.

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‘Oil price volatility affects rand’

The low oil price should be good for SA - but market volatility is negatively affecting the rand, an economist says.

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Rebasing expands Tanzania’s GDP

Tanzania’s GDP has expanded by 32 percent after it rebased its calculation to incorporate new sectors in the economy.

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'We're not trying to cripple Russia'
December 19 2014 at 15:27

Germany has denied that European Union sanctions are aimed at crippling the Russian economy.

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‘Oil price volatility affects rand’
December 19 2014 at 14:19

The low oil price should be good for SA - but market volatility is negatively affecting the rand, an economist says.

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New measures to defend naira
December 19 2014 at 14:24

Nigeria's central bank has announced new measures to curb currency speculation as part of an effort to defend the naira.

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Rebasing expands Tanzania’s GDP
December 19 2014 at 13:55

Tanzania’s GDP has expanded by 32 percent after it rebased its calculation to incorporate new sectors in the economy.

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Let’s finish TTIP, say EU leaders
December 19 2014 at 13:11

The European Union and the US should do everything possible to finish negotiating their free trade deal, EU leaders say.

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Car-share apps threaten car trade
December 19 2014 at 11:03

The rise of car hire and car-pooling apps is expected to present new challenges to carmakers.

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Hong Kong stocks end week with flourish
December 19 2014 at 12:48

Hong Kong stocks climbed 1.25 percent Friday after another strong rally on Wall Street.

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Chinese investor gets stake in winery
December 19 2014 at 12:44

Electronics entrepreneur William Wu has bought a majority stake in Swartland Winery near Cape Town.

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IMF withholds bail-out money for Cyprus
December 19 2014 at 11:17

The IMF says it won't release $108 million in rescue money for Cyprus after the country voted to postptone a key foreclosure law.

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Russian reserves: $400bn or half that?
December 19 2014 at 11:00

Depending on who's doing the maths, Russia’s usable hard currency reserves are either running low, or are healthy.

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