BTC prices on Luno can sometimes trade at a 35% premium to global prices.. . .  Full story
The price of Iron Ore and manganese have been performing better than expected in the past couple of months.. . .  Full story
It isn’t just your imagination: activist hedge funds do go after companies led by woman CEOs more often.  Full story
Threats by U.S. President Donald Trump to rain down "fire and fury" on North Korea preceded the biggest equity outflows in 10 weeks, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) data showed on Friday.  Full story
Investors worried about lofty stock-market valuations may take comfort in signs that companies in the benchmark S&P 500 index are padding their bottomlines less than they have in previous years.  Full story
08h27 The U.S. Navy said on Thursday remains found by the Malaysian. . .  Full story
08h21 Australia on Thursday defended its most senior intelligence chief after he. . .  Full story
The Gupta family agreed to sell their South African mining unit for $225 million on Wednesday, the second disposal this week. . .  Full story
South Africa's embattled national airline SAA will not be allowed to "go under", the deputy finance minister Sfiso Buthelezi told parliament. . .  Full story
07h51 India's top court ruled on Thursday that individual privacy is a fundamental right, a verdict that could derail the world's largest. . .  Full story
French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday won the support of two eastern European states in his campaign against EU rules on. . .  Full story
08h12 Massmart Holdings Ltd , the South African arm of Wal-Mart, reported a small rise in half-year earnings on Thursday, helped by cost cuts as cash-strapped shoppers spent warily.. . .  Full story
Angolans voted in a parliamentary election on Wednesday expected to usher in the ruling party's defence minister as the first new leader for 38 years.. . .  Full story
Gold prices edged up on Wednesday, drawing support from political uncertainty in the United States and the weak dollar before a major central banking conference there this week. Spot gold. . .  Full story
South African unions said on Tuesday they had agreed a three-year wage deal for engineering workers, ending weeks of difficult negotiations and averting an industry strike.. . .  Full story
South African engineering and construction group Murray & Roberts reported a 59 percent fall in full-year earnings on Wednesday due to losses in its Middle East business and a settlement with the South African government.. . .  Full story
Kenya's newly elected legislators, who can earn as much as $10,000 a month in salary and perks, will oppose cuts by the wage-setting body that will turn them into "beggars", a parliamentary service commission member. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Libya's 280,000-barrels-per-day (bpd) Sharara oilfield, the OPEC member's largest, remained offline on Wednesday despite efforts to restart it the previous day, Libyan oil sources told Reuters.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] The maximum price of the best Kenyan tea grade, Best Broken Pekoe Ones (BP1s), rose at this week's auction, Africa Tea Brokers said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Ghana's producer price inflation fell to 2.0 percent year-on-year in July from a revised 3.2 percent the month before, the statistics office said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Nigeria plans to raise 193.14 billion naira ($614 mln) worth of treasury bills at an auction on Aug. 30, the central bank said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
08h26 Oilfield services company Hunting Plc reported an 82 percent fall in first-half loss as U.S. shale companies drilled more wells, boosting demand for equipment and services.. . .  Full story
08h22 Gambling technology company Playtech reported half-year revenue up nearly 25 percent on a strong performance by its flagship Casino offering and benefits from recent acquisitions.. . .  Full story
08h20 North Sea-focused Premier Oil has raised its 2017 production forecast by up to 7 percent on the back of a forecast-beating performance at its fields that also improved its cash flow and helped it. . .  Full story
08h00 India is considering setting up remote air traffic control (ATC) towers to cut costs and overcome labour shortages, government sources told Reuters, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks to open dozens of regional airports to. . .  Full story
06h59 Oil was steady on Thursday, holding gains from the previous session after another fall in U.S. crude inventories indicated a tighter market, and as a tropical storm was heading for oil producing facilities in. . .  Full story
08h29 Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a 3-1/2-month low on Thursday, dragged down by Wall Street losses, a stronger yen and steel makers after reports that the country's biggest producer was cutting prices.. . .  Full story
08h21 Japanese government bonds rose on Thursday, getting a lift from firm U.S. Treasuries which helped bolster demand at a liquidity-boosting auction.. . .  Full story
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06h59 China share indexes barely moved on Thursday morning, as profit-taking in China Unicom Network Communications Ltd cooled excitement about state enterprise reforms, though raw material stocks rebounded, aided by a weaker dollar.. . .  Full story
06h37 Most Southeast Asian stock markets moved sideways in low-volume trade on Thursday in the absence of market-moving triggers, while investors remained focussed on a meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole later in the. . .  Full story
07h00 A fter a turbulent year of anti-globalization backlash, central bankers still argue open borders and free trade are the key to more jobs, growth and prosperity.. . .  Full story
07h00 French yachtsman Alain Thebault wants to turn a boat design he used to break a world speed sailing record in 2009 into a clean, fast taxi service for the waterways of major cities.. . .  Full story
06h37 China will use all necessary means to defend the interests of the country and its companies against a U.S. trade investigation, a spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
06h21 China felt "sorry" about the United States seeking a WTO dispute panel on China's grain import quotas, a spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday, Beijing's first official response to the U.S.. . .  Full story
06h08 U.S. corn rose for the first time in four sessions on Thursday, edging up from a near five-month low touched earlier in the session, after a widely watched crop tour reported lower yield estimates. . .  Full story
08h07 Asian stocks and the dollar edged up on Thursday, shaking off the risk aversion that gripped financial markets overnight after President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the U.S. government and end the North American. . .  Full story
07h28 The New Zealand dollar stood near two-month lows on Thursday while its Australian cousin loitered around recent ranges with traders focused on an annual meeting of central bankers.. . .  Full story
07h27 The South Korean won and the Philippine peso led Asian gains against the dollar on Thursday, but traders were cautious ahead of a gathering of global central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.. . .  Full story
07h21 The dollar edged higher against the yen on Thursday, paring some of the losses it suffered after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested a shutdown of the government was possible and threatened to terminate the North. . .  Full story
06h56 China's yuan weakened against the U.S. dollar on Thursday, in spite of the central bank setting daily guidance at a fresh 11-month high as companies stepped up their dollar purchases.. . .  Full story

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