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US consumer spending falters

Consumer spending falls for first time in eight months in September, suggesting economy lost some momentum heading into fourth quarter

US quantitative easing comes to an end

The sun rises to the east of the US Federal Reserve building in Washington DC.  Picture: REUTERS
1 day(s) ago

US Federal Reserve ends its monthly bond purchase programme, dismissing recent market volatility and expressing confidence the US economic recovery will remain on track

Airlines steer clear of Ebola hysteria amid talk of a travel ban

Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tom Frieden listens via video conference as President Barack Obama (second right) holds a meeting with cabinet agencies co-ordinating the government's Ebola response at the White House earlier this week.  Picture: REUTERS
1 day(s) ago

Several dozen US legislators have called for a ban on visitors from Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia

Apple’s Tim Cook says he is ‘proud to be gay’

Apple CEO Tim Cook.  Picture: REUTERS
22 hour(s) ago

Apple CE Tim Cook says he wants to support others who find it difficult to reveal their sexual orientation

Microsoft joins fitness bandwagon

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22 hour(s) ago

New fitness band has 10 smart sensors to monitor the heart rate all day, measure calories burned, track sleep and provided guided workouts


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All Share 49507.221.74% up
Top 40 44174.441.94% up
Financial 15 15097.702.36% up
Industrial 25 60403.692.33% up
Resource 10 46974.110.33% up
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FTSE 100 6517.120.83% up
Dow Jones 17332.430.80% up
All Share 49488.351.70% up
ASX 5505.000.00% same
S&P 500 2011.8300.86% up
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USD/ZAR 10.99370.39% up
GBP/ZAR 17.55830.20% up
EUR/ZAR 13.7594-0.48% down
JPY/ZAR 0.0982-1.33% down
AUD/ZAR 9.65500.67% up
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Gold 1166.8500-2.77% down
Platinum 1227.5000-1.17% down
Silver 15.9450-3.45% down
Palladium 784.50001.23% up
Brent Crude Oil 84.690-1.80% down
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  • All Share : 49507.22
    Change: 1.74%
    Top 40 : 44174.44
    Change: 1.94%
    Financial 15 : 15097.70
    Change: 2.36%
    Industrial 25 : 60403.69
    Change: 2.33%
    Resource 10 : 46974.11
    Change: 0.33%
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  • FTSE 100 : 6517.12
    Change: 0.83%
    Dow Jones : 17332.43
    Change: 0.80%
    Hang Seng : 24003.37
    Change: 1.27%
    ASX : 5505.00
    Change: 0.00%
    S&P 500 : 2011.830
    Change: 0.86%
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  • ZAR/USD : 10.9888
    Change: 0.35%
    ZAR/GBP : 17.5495
    Change: 0.15%
    ZAR/EUR : 13.7513
    Change: -0.54%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.0981
    Change: -1.41%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.6535
    Change: 0.65%
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  • Gold : 1166.8500
    Change: -2.77%
    Platinum : 1227.5000
    Change: -1.17%
    Silver : 15.9450
    Change: -3.45%
    Palladium : 784.5000
    Change: 1.23%
    Brent Crude Oil : 84.690
    Change: -1.80%
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