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The Chamber of Mines of SA has welcomed the mini budget, adding that it is working on initiatives to help unlock investment and growth.
Stagnation in Europe is retarding Britain's economic recovery and delaying any lift in interest rates from their five-year low, the Bank of England says.
EU spending should increase by 8% next year, the European Parliament says, setting the stage for a new budget showdown in the bloc.
Consumer prices in the US rose by a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in September as energy prices fell, the Bureau of Labour Statistics says.
Turkey's special envoy to Libya saysTurkish Airlines will resume flights to the eastern Libyan city of Misrata next week.
Spain has attracted a record number of foreign visitors between June and September, setting the country up for its best-ever year for tourism.
South African stocks have retreated, led by platinum producers that were hit by data showing a sharp fall in Chinese imports of the precious metal.
Inflation is likely to soften further as global food and oil prices had declined significantly, Nedbank's economic unit says.