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Optimism on Brexit drive U.S., European markets higher

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about a trade deal between the U.S. and China and increasing hopes Boris Johnson ...

San Francisco-based Patreon opens new European HQ in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Patreon, the crowdfunding membership and payment platform for independent artists is expanding its international footprint with the ...

Japanese shares in demad after 3-day break

SYDNEY, Australia - Japanese investors weighed into stocks on Tuesday, after an extended weekend break.Trading for the first since since ...

Skepticism on first phase of U.S.-China trade deal hits Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell across the board on Monday, ending a run of 3 days of ...

U.S. central bank to spend billions on treasury bills

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve will begin buying $60 billion of Treasury bills a month."These actions are purely ...

Chinese stocks make gains after Friday's partial trade deal

SYDNEY, Australia - It was a quiet day on Monday in Asia with Japanese markets closed.There was some headway on ...

Africa

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Nigeria's Land Borders Closed to All Goods, CustomsChief Says

ABUJA / LONDON - Nigeria has closed its land borders to all movement of goods and has no timeline for ...

Concentration camps have deep roots in liberal democracies

The New York Times recently reported that U.S. President Donald Trump wanted to authorize shooting Central American migrants in the ...

PSG credits Capitec for growth in otherwise gloomy conditions

Investments in companies like Capitec Bank helped investment holding company PSG Group [JSE:PSG] grow earnings in an otherwise gloomy economy, ...

Russia Moves to Fill Void Left by US in Northern Syria

CEYLANPINAR, TURKEY - Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria on Tuesday, deploying ...

Botswana defends elephant hunts

Botswana's decision to reintroduce elephant hunting was necessary to protect its people and environment, and hasn't adversely affected the $2bn ...

Post Office losses widen to more than R1bn as mail volumes decline

Losses at the SA Post Office increased by R95m, to R1.1bn, for the 2018/19 financial year.The Portfolio Committee on Communications ...

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