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Oil prices drop slightly as demand worries persist

Oil prices fell modestly on Tuesday as soaring COVID-19 cases continued to stoke fears over weaker demand for the crude. The West...

Tanzania’s inflation rate slightly drops in May

Tanzania recorded a slight drop in its annual headline inflation rate for May, the east African nation's statistics watchdog said on Monday. ...

South Africa to ease lockdown restrictions slightly in May

After recording 75 COVID-19 fatalities, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said the country would gradually start easing lockdown restrictions from May 1. ...

Inflation Rate Shoots Up Slightly to 9.5 percent

The year-on-year inflation rate rises slightly to 9.5 per cent in April from 9.3 per cent in March on account of increases in inflation...

Ghana recorded a fall in inflation rate for march

The year on year inflation rate for March 2018 fell slightly to 10.4 per cent compared with the 10.6 per cent recorded in February...
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Namibia’s quarterly trade deficit to narrow slightly: experts

Namibia's quarterly trade deficit is expected to narrow slightly during the rest of the year, according to experts. Financial services firm, PSG Konsult, said this...
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Zimbabwean First Lady slightly injured in accident at airport

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe on Saturday suffered a minor ankle injury in a freak accident at the Harare International Airport, the state-run Sunday...

Australian market slightly lower after mixed day of trading

The Australian market finished lower on Tuesday, despite larger than average volumes and a big boost to the energy sector. At the close of trade,...
Growth was uneven across eurozone countries, with Germany "robust" and France losing ground ?

Eurozone Q4 GDP growth slightly revised down to 0.4 percent

The quarterly economic growth in the eurozone in the fourth quarter (Q4) 2016 was slightly revised down to 0.4 percent from a preliminary estimate...

Italy’s GDP increases slightly more than expected in 2016

Italy's gross domestic product (GDP) posted a moderate growth in 2016, slightly exceeding official expectations, preliminary data showed on Tuesday. The output...
A trial train takes a test run on the Ankara-Istanbul high-speed railway constructed by China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) in Turkey on Jan. 4, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua]

Mexican automotive exports drop slightly in January

Mexico's export of cars saw a slight year-on-year drop of 0.7 percent in January, in part due to lower sales in the U.S., said...

Caixin service PMI falls slightly to 53.1

China's service sector slowed in January, as a private survey showed Monday that an index for the sector fell slightly after reaching a 17-month...

Stocks fall slightly over geopolitical uncertainty

An investor checks out stock movements at a brokerage in Beijing on Friday, the first trading day of the Year of the Rooster.   The...

China Posts Reduction in Unemployment Rate in Q3

China created 10.67 million new jobs in the first nine months of 2016, fulfilling the annual target of 10 million ahead of schedule, the...

BoJ Policy Review, Rate Decision in Asia Sends Gold Up

Gold rose in Asia on Friday ahead of a Bank of Japan review on monetary policy that will be watched for the scope of...
An Egyptian and a Romanian technicians working for Chinese companies in Yemen prepare to board a Chinese navy vessel in Aden Harbor, Yemen, March 29, 2015. China is withdrawing hundreds of citizens from Yemen with the help of Chinese warships, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Monday. Hua told a daily press briefing that China has already moved 122 citizens from Yemen to Djibouti. (Xinhua/Xiong Libing)

China subcontracting services growth shoots up

Chinese companies inked service outsourcing contracts worth 349 billion yuan (53 billion U.S. dollars) in the period, up 24.8 percent year on year, faster...
A night worker sleeps at the end of his shift at a market in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 18, 2016. (REUTERS/Olivia Harris)

Study shows a relationship between Night Shifts and Heart Disease

The study, published in the U.S. journal JAMA, showed that women who work more than 10 years of rotating night shifts have a 15...

622,200 Portuguese were unemployed in February

Around 622,200 people were unemployed in February, according to the statement, 5,500 more people than that in January this year. Thousands of people have been...

Nairobi bourse experiences revenue surge from rising key stocks prices

Turnover increased to 7 million U.S. dollars with 27 million shares traded up from 18.7 million shares valued at 6.2 million dollars the...

Tanzania’s inflation rate falls to 6.5 percent

NBS said the decrease explains that the speed of price increase for commodities in the year ending January 2016 has decreased as compared to...

U.S. Fed Meeting sends Gold falling slightly

Gold futures climbed up early Thursday as the Federal Reserve's statement, released Wednesday, said the U.S. central bank will maintain the target range for...

Volkswagen automobile deals edge down in China

Sales of Volkswagen models dropped 4.6 percent in China to 2.63 million units in 2015. Audi sales edged down 1.4 percent to 570,000 units....

Governments 5-year cedi bond stands a little oversubscribed

Government has successfully issued its 5 year cedi denominated Treasury bond. Government was looking to raise about 516.5 million cedis but received a subscription...

Kenya’s economy grows slightly

Kenya's economic growth increased to 4.9 percent in the first quarter 2015 compared to 4.7 percent during the same period in 2014, the statistics...
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Equity turnover at Nairobi bourse rises slightly

Equities turnover at Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) gained marginally this week as key indices rose, signaling better tidings for investors in the coming weeks....

In the midst of plenty oil, the prices significantly drops

Oil prices edged down Monday as global crude supply surpasses the demand. Light, sweet crude for June delivery lost 16 cents to settle at 56.99...

Military spending worldwide fall slightly in 2014

Global military spending dipped marginally in 2014 as cuts by the United States were offset by higher spending in China, Russia and Saudi Arabia,...
Mr Seth Twum-Akwaboah, Executive Director, AGI,

Ghanaian economy has improved slightly-AGI

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has revealed that businesses confidence in the Ghanaian economy has improved slightly, for the third quarter of 2014. AGI...

Gold Prices Go Down Slightly On World Market

Gold edged lower on Friday as the market nervously awaited US nonfarm payrolls data, heading for its longest weekly losing streak in more than...
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Gold price inched up slightly

Gold prices on Friday tallied a five-week gain of 5% as losses in U.S. equities helped lure investors to the perceived safety of the...