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Consumer prices increased by a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in March, according to data from the Bureau of Labour Statistics.
The reopened Hariga port is on course for its first export shipment since a deal to end months of closures at its main oil terminals, the National Oil Corp says.
SA entrepreneur Allon Raiz, CEO of Raizcorp, presented masterclasses on entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School.
Ghana has banned the export of ferrous scrap metal immediately in a bid to make more raw material available to sustain the domestic steel industry.
German economic growth will accelerate and pick up again next year, although a closely watched survey shows Ukraine is weighing on its outlook.
Thousands of workers at a giant Chinese shoe factory has shrugged off an offer for improved social benefits, prolonging one of the largest strikes in China.
Three former brokers at the world's largest interdealer broker ICAP charged with running a scheme to manipulate Libor rates have appeared in a London court.
Lloyds Bank's global head of foreign exchange spot trading has quit, citing reasons unrelated to the global currency market manipulation probe, sources say.