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South Africa cuts 2016 growth forecast to 0.5 percent South Africa cut its 2016 GDP growth forecast by almost half on Wednesday and warned Africa's most developed economy risked slipping into a low growth trap. South Africa's economy is expected to grow by 0.5 percent this year, down from an estima
Yahoo! News | Oct 26, 2016 12:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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German economy minister sees no brown coal exit before 2040 Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel does not expect Germany to withdraw from brown coal in its power production before 2040, despite a growing debate over how to protect the climate from rising CO2 emissions. Calls have grown for Germany to set out a timetabl
Yahoo! News | Oct 26, 2016 12:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First Quantum expects approval of Zambia industrial park soon Canadas First Quantum Minerals expects Zambia to approve the creation of a new industrial park it is spearheading near its Kalumbila mine in the coming days, its local director in charge of government affairs said on Wednesday. John Gladston said the Mult
Yahoo! News | Oct 26, 2016 11:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Stock markets drop on commodity strains World stock markets mostly retreated Wednesday, dragged lower by falls for miners' shares and oil prices, traders said.
Yahoo! News | Oct 26, 2016 11:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Uganda economy to grow 5 pct 2016/17, 5.5 pct 2017/18: IMF By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's economy will grow by 5 percent in the 2016/17 (July-June) fiscal year, the International Monetary Fund forecast on Wednesday, trimming the forecast from 5.5 percent after state revenues missed targets
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Lighten up: tech firms take on economy-class flight challenge By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Some start-ups are taking on one of air travel's last undisrupted bastions - the economy-class cabin. While first and business class travelers have long enjoyed comfort upgrades, there's been less attenti
Yahoo! News | Oct 26, 2016 09:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Post-sanction Iran makes play for Asian investment Iran on Wednesday urged more Asian companies to invest in the country, saying the lifting of nuclear-linked sanctions had opened vast opportunities for foreign capital. Central bank governor Valiollah Seif told a business seminar in Singapore that reforms
Yahoo! News | Oct 26, 2016 07:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Egypt's Sisi says military's economic activity 1-1.5 pct of GDP The Egyptian military's economic activities are equivalent to just 1 to 1.5 percent of GDP and it is not looking to compete with the private sector, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Tuesday. Sisi, a former military general, has promised to revi
Yahoo! News | Oct 26, 2016 07:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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India's Tata in race against time to save global image India's largest conglomerate Tata faces one of the most turbulent periods in its long history after its shock decision to sack its chairman, analysts say, as it battles to save its global reputation. Seventy-eight-year-old patriarch Ratan Tata dramat
Yahoo! News | Oct 26, 2016 03:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brazil president's plan to restore finances takes step forward By Maria Carolina Marcello BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil President Michel Temer won another victory on Tuesday in his effort to restore fiscal discipline when the lower house of Congress approved a constitutional amendment to cap spending for 20 years. Heav
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