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Fin24.com | Moody's lowers Russian bond rating

Sunday, 18 January 2015
Moody's has lowered Russia's government bond rating to one level above junk.

Fin24.com | Sri Lanka reviews China projects

Sunday, 18 January 2015
Sri Lanka's new government will review Chinese projects awarded under the previous administration, a move bound to please Indian and Western powers.

Fin24.com | Hottest year in recorded history a mixed blessing

Sunday, 18 January 2015
Electric utilities in the United States can expect an extra $12bn a year in annual revenue by 2030 as heat waves increase the demand for air conditioning.

Fin24.com | Madagascar's economy shows signs of recovery

Sunday, 18 January 2015
Madagascar's economy has shown early signs of recovery, but political instability, weak institutions and weak governance are hurting prospects, says the IMF.

Fin24.com | Egypt has enough wheat until mid-May - minister

Sunday, 18 January 2015
Egypt's stock of wheat for its subsidised bread programme will last until the middle of May, says Supplies Minister Khaled Hanafi.

Fin24.com | JP Morgan could remove Nigeria from bond index

Sunday, 18 January 2015
JP Morgan says it would assess Nigeria's suitability to remain in a key emerging currency bond index it manages.

Fin24.com | No rolling blackouts over weekend

Saturday, 17 January 2015
The power grid was stable and no rolling blackouts were expected over the weekend, Eskom has said.

Fin24.com | US venture capital funding near dot-com boom levels

Friday, 16 January 2015
US venture capital funding surged in 2014 to the highest levels since the dot-com boom, industry surveys showed.

Fin24.com | Zuma refers energy bill back

Friday, 16 January 2015
President Jacob Zuma has referred the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Bill back to the National Assembly for reconsideration, the presidency says.

Fin24.com | US inflation drops as petrol prices plummet

Friday, 16 January 2015
Consumer prices have fallen in December in the US by a seasonally adjusted 0.4% as the falling oil price continued to send the cost of petrol plummeting.

Fin24.com | E-toll report a victory for poor - SACP

Friday, 16 January 2015
The report on e-tolls released by Gauteng premier David Makhura is a victory for poor and working class people, says the SA Communist Party.

Fin24.com | Don’t come back yet, Zimbabweans tell migrants

Friday, 16 January 2015
Zimbabweans will not advise their relatives in the diaspora to come back home, at least for now, a survey shows.

Fin24.com | Time is all eurozone can offer Greece

Friday, 16 January 2015
Syriza will have to honour all Greek debts and continue reforms if it takes power but the eurozone might agree to wait longer to be repaid, officials in Brussels say.

Fin24.com | SA game exports could surge if EU gives access

Friday, 16 January 2015
SA could boost the value of its exports of game meat more than fivefold from the levels it had before a ban if it wins the right to resume sales to the European Union.

Fin24.com | Global oil price dip a gift to PM Cameron

Friday, 16 January 2015
Cheaper oil prices have come as a political gift to UK Prime Minister ahead of national polls by lowering prices for everything from petrol to food.

Fin24.com | E-toll ideas trying to be half pregnant - Outa

Friday, 16 January 2015
Outa feels vindicated by the comments made by Gauteng premier David Makhura about the e-toll system in its current form.

Fin24.com | Greek banks ask for emergency cash

Friday, 16 January 2015
Two Greek banks have asked the Bank of Greece for emergency cash following an increasing outflow of deposits ahead of snap elections next week, says a source.

Fin24.com | Ukraine needs 'financial mobilisation' - minister

Friday, 16 January 2015
Ukraine needs "financial mobilisation" and more foreign aid to survive the economic crisis, says a minister, stressing that it meets current foreign debt obligations.

Fin24.com | Amcu-NUM rivalry may be behind Northam strike

Friday, 16 January 2015
The underlying cause of the wildcat strike by NUM members at the Northam Zondereinde mine in Limpopo may be inter-union rivalry.

Fin24.com | Putin's military focus deepens Russia budget woes

Friday, 16 January 2015
President Vladimir Putin's insistence on huge defence spending seems to undermine the government's plan to make deep budget cuts amid a deepening economic crisis.

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