09h20 Britain remains on high alert after the terrorist attack that left at least 22 people dead in Manchester, including children.. . .  Full story
09h05 Rhodes Food Group has been on my watch-list for a while, but felt that it was relatively expensive.. . .  Full story
16h36 Digital currency bitcoin hit a fresh record high on Wednesday, surging above $2,400, as demand for crypto-assets soared with the creation of new tokens to raise funding for start-ups using blockchain technology.  Full story
From Tokyo to Houston something strange is happening; wages are failing to grow in line with very strong employment data.  Full story
17h20 A 58-year-old former surveying technician from Belgium has taken up his. . .  Full story
16h53 Pope Francis urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be a peacemaker. . .  Full story
14h11 South African insurer Discovery Limited said on Wednesday it will create a health insurance brand in a joint venture with two. . .  Full story
14h00 ArcelorMittal South Africa has secured a 4.5 billion rand ($350 million) revolving credit facility to finance its working capital requirements, the. . .  Full story
17h29 A half-century after Israel captured East Jerusalem, the holy city remains deeply divided by politics, religion and ethnicity - and struggling. . .  Full story
17h13 Environmental campaigners chained themselves to logging equipment in Poland's ancient Bialowieza Forest on Wednesday in protest against the government-backed felling of. . .  Full story
16h50 Around 2.8 billion rand ($215 million) in pension funds, some of it going back to the 1970s, has been uncollected by ex-miners and their families who are entitled to the money, South Africa's Chamber. . .  Full story
16h45 Revenue for the interim period rose to R147.5 million (R131.4 million) whilst profit from operations lowered marginally to R48.2 million (R48.6 million). Total profit and other comprehensive income for the period. . .  Full story
14h20 Revenue for the year increased to R86.6 million (R74.9 million). Loss attributable to equity holders came in at R9.2 million (profit of R44.7 million). In addition, headline earnings per share from. . .  Full story
13h15 Revenue from continuing operations for the year increased by 6.9% to R2.6 billion (2016: R2.4 billion). Gross profit was up by 5.5% to R1.4 billion (2016: R1.3 billion). Operating profit was. . .  Full story
12h03 Hospitality's results are for the nine months ended 31 March 2017 following the change of year-end from June to March therefore there are no comparatives. Revenue for the nine months was. . .  Full story
13h20 Ghana's producer price inflation fell to 4.8 percent year-on-year in April from 6 percent the month before, as a stronger local currency cut import prices, the statistics office said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
12h54 Ghana's producer price inflation fell to 4.8 percent year-on-year in April from 6.0 percent the month before, the statistics office said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
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11h10 Zambian annual consumer inflation slowed to 6.5 percent in May from 6.7 percent in April, data showed on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
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17h39 The cautious tone of euro zone central bankers in the wake of some of the best economic data in years sent mixed signals to investors in the bloc's debt markets on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
17h39 Czech President Milos Zeman appointed Ivan Pilny as finance minister on Wednesday, ending a political spat that nearly brought down the government just months before an election.. . .  Full story
17h12 Welfare reforms that would introduce public payment of an unconditional basic income to everyone of working age are worth exploring but would do little to combat poverty if not financed by extra tax, the. . .  Full story
17h08 German industrial gases group Linde and U.S. peer Praxair have reached a deal in principle on details of their proposed $70 billion merger, Linde said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
17h07 Ireland's prime minister Enda Kenny called for a review on Wednesday into failings by the country's corporate watchdog in a criminal investigation into the former head of the failed Anglo Irish. . .  Full story
17h25 A half-century after Israel captured East Jerusalem, the holy city remains deeply divided by politics, religion and ethnicity - and struggling with grim economic realities.. . .  Full story
17h23 Romania believes moves towards a "multi-speed" European Union could cause divisions in the bloc, and does not favour the creation of new mechanisms to address rule-of-law issues in Hungary or Poland, its foreign minister said. . .  Full story
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16h55 Hapag-Lloyd and Arab sector peer UASC are focused on speedy integration, Hapag's chief executive said after the German company announced completion of their delayed merger to creates the world's fifth-biggest shipping company.. . .  Full story
16h09 Major Gulf stock markets weakened on Wednesday, with amusement park operator DXB Entertainments (DXBE) continuing to drag down Dubai while banking shares lifted Egypt in the wake of Sunday's interest rate hike.. . .  Full story
17h36 U.S. stocks were modestly higher late on Wednesday morning, aiming for a fifth straight day of gains, as investors awaited Federal Reserve minutes of its May meeting that could cement the chances of an. . .  Full story
17h22 Portugal's finance minister is confident that the country's planned sale of Novo Banco to U.S. private equity firm Lone Star will go ahead as planned, the minister said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
17h18 The Bank of Canada held interest rates steady on Wednesday, as expected, saying that while economic growth was likely to moderate in the second quarter, government measures to rein in the housing market have. . .  Full story
17h18 Democrats on the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Wednesday they have asked Deutsche Bank to provide information on whether any accounts connected to U.S. President Donald Trump have ties. . .  Full story
17h02 U.S. President Donald Trump's bid to slash funding for the United Nations would make it "impossible" for it to continue its essential work, a U.N. spokesman said on Wednesday, adding that the organization was ready. . .  Full story
17h36 Hungary's opposition Socialists aim to bolster support with their new, more leftist programme before forming any alliances to try to unseat Prime Minister Viktor Orban in elections next year, their candidate for premier said.. . .  Full story
17h28 Canada's dollar strengthened to a one-month high against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday after the Bank of Canada was more upbeat about the economy than some investors expected and as major oil producers looked. . .  Full story
17h11 Hungary and Poland will keep monetary policy loose through to 2018, shrugging off rising inflation, while the Czech central bank may be the region's first to tighten later this year, rate setters told the. . .  Full story
17h07 Hungarian government bonds strengthened on Wednesday after the central bank said that it would offer interest rate swaps which could make bond buying more attractive to commercial banks. Central European government. . .  Full story
16h31 The dollar hovered just above 6-1/2-month lows on Wednesday, as investors' focus shifted from U.S. politics to monetary policy ahead of the release of the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's meeting in early. . .  Full story

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