UNDER CONSTRUCTION: This aerial photo taken upon landing in Singapore shows construction sites and buildings seen from the air. (Brendan Smialowski, AFP)
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Oil prices have risen in Asia as dealers predicted the latest US crude stockpiles and production data will point towards upbeat demand in the world's top crude consumer.
US stocks finished lower following a mixed batch of earnings reports and another big decline by technology giant Apple.
The resource sector has performed dismally since the start of the year and prices are on the decline, says OAM in its weekly overview of the SA economic landscape.
Europe's main stock markets have closed mixed, with London's FTSE 100 index slipping 0.03% to finish at 6 686.57 points.
Headwinds for China have intensified at the start of the third quarter, with manufacturing conditions in China deteriorating to their worst in two years in July.
Experts have explained how the US government can let go of oversight over a non-profit global internet body that is responsible for names such as .com and .net.
Oil prices have rebounded after falling steeply owing to weak Chinese and US manufacturing and continued worries about the global supply glut.
When buying a sectional title property, an owner invests in a community rather than just acquiring a property, states the Absa Homeowners Insights survey.