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Alibaba.com's head office in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. Picture: BLOOMBERG

Alibaba IPO ranks as world’s biggest after additional shares sold

Overwhelming demand sees IPO initially raise $21.8bn and then send Alibaba’s stock surging 38% in its debut

Australian parliament steps up security after terrorist ‘chatter’

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Picture: REUTERS
3 day(s) ago

Extra armed police patrols to guard parliament amid threat by Islamic State to target government, authorities continue to investigate alleged beheading plot

Hitachi Construction sees no mining recovery

Yuichi Tsujimoto, president and chief executive officer of Hitachi Construction Machinery. Picture: BLOOMBERG
4 day(s) ago

With demand uncertain, Hitachi Construction is choosing to spend more on energy conservation rather than expansion

Investors snap up shares in China’s Alibaba

SEEKING FUNDS: Alibaba chairman Jack Ma arrives at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Hong Kong for a meeting with prospective investors on Monday, as the company began its road show for its imminent listing. Picture: BLOOMBERG
3 day(s) ago

Initial public offering of Chinese e-commerce giant is one of biggest ever, gives company market value that surpasses Walt Disney, Boeing, Amazon, eBay

India and China mark ‘milestone’ with trade deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi at Hyderabad house in New Delhi, India on Thursday. Picture: EPA
4 day(s) ago

Leaders announce five-year plan in which China will invest $20bn to help reduce India’s largest trade deficit with any single country


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All Share 50485.530.00% same
Top 40 45244.570.00% same
Financial 15 14700.860.00% same
Industrial 25 59982.630.00% same
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FTSE 100 6773.630.00% same
Dow Jones 17172.680.00% same
All Share 50485.530.00% same
ASX 5416.500.90% up
S&P 500 1994.290-0.80% down
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USD/ZAR 11.1351-0.27% down
GBP/ZAR 18.2232-0.24% down
EUR/ZAR 14.3035-0.28% down
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AUD/ZAR 9.92650.15% up
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Gold 1217.15000.19% up
Platinum 1331.50000.57% up
Silver 17.6600-0.44% down
Palladium 806.00001.00% up
Brent Crude Oil 97.2300.27% up
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    Change: -0.45%
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    Change: 0.97%
    Brent Crude Oil : 97.200
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