13h58 South Africa collected 986.4 billion rand ($82 billion) in revenue during the 2014/15 fiscal year, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said on Wednesday, but did not give an estimate for expenditure as had been expected.
13h46 Gold steadied on Wednesday in
line with the dollar after ending March down more than 2
percent, paring early gains as expectations that U.S. interest
rates will rise this year weighed on the metal.
13h19 European stocks and the dollar
made solid starts to the second quarter on Wednesday as signs of
a recovery in the euro zone and expectations of more good U.S.
news cheered investors after their blowout last few months.
Europe's benchmark FTSEurofirst 300 recovered
strongly after an early wobble
15h59 Nigerian election winner Muhammadu Buhari congratulated outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan for peacefully relinquishing power on Wednesday, a day after becoming the first politician in Nigeria's history to remove a sitting leader at the ballot box.
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