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Speculators divided over US oil prices: Kemp

Apr 20 2015 14:15

Despite the surge in US oil prices, hedge funds are still divided about what will happen next, according to the latest data.


Asking prices for homes in England hit new high

Apr 20 2015 10:30

Asking prices for homes on sale in England and Wales have hit an all-time in the month to early April, pushed up by a fall in the number of properties on the market.


Australian professionals fill mining jobless gap

Apr 20 2015 09:45

As Australia's cooling mining sector lays off workers, an army of white-collar professionals is filling the employment gap, courtesy of a housing sector.


IMF nations warn of risks

Apr 20 2015 05:00

The International Monetary Fund's member nations have warned of risks to the global economy from exchange rate shifts and geopolitical tensions.


Europe protected from Greek problems - France

Apr 19 2015 17:15

It is Greece and not Europe which will be hurt by any problems stemming from the Greek financial situation, says French Finance Minister Michel Sapin.


Thousands protest against Europe-US trade deal

Apr 19 2015 15:30

Thousands of people have marched in Berlin, Munich and other German cities in protest against a planned free trade deal between Europe and the US.


Greek economic plan requires details - US

Apr 19 2015 15:00

The US has urged Greece's government to go through "every line" in its budget to come up with a detailed economic reform plan that satisfies its creditors.


ECB examines Greek IOU currency - sources

Apr 19 2015 14:30

The European Central Bank has analysed a scenario in which Greece runs out of money and starts paying civil servants with IOUs, say sources.


Thousands of farmers rally in Indian capital

Apr 19 2015 13:30

India's beleaguered opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has led thousands of angry farmers in a protest in the capital against controversial laws on land-buying.


G20 sees better global growth prospects

Apr 17 2015 20:38

The Group of 20 leading economies say risks to the global economy have diminished with improved growth prospects in rich nations, but it warned of challenges from exchange rate volatility.

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UK unemployment rate at multi-year low

Apr 17 2015 15:48

Britain's economy has created the largest number of new jobs in nearly a year and unemployment hit its lowest rate since mid-2008.


China's incredible shrinking factory

Apr 17 2015 15:15

Taiwanese light manufacturer has winnowed its workforce to just 200 and leased most of its space to other firms such as lamp workshops, a mobile phone maker.

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Johannesburg has been selected to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017. "[The congress] will ensure that small business development remains firmly on the national agenda and the radar screen of all stakeholders, the Small Business Development minister said.

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