South Africa's rand was a touch firmer against the dollar on Friday, propped up, as it has been for most of the week, by soft U.S. economic data that makes a June rate hike by the Federal Reserve less likely.
08h15 Japan's Nikkei share average
rose on Tuesday helped by hopes of better shareholder returns
after Fanuc Corp doubled its dividend payout ratio, but
gains were limited ahead of a two-day U.S. Federal Reserve's
The Nikkei 225 ended 0.4 percent higher to
The broader To
08h43 China Railway Construction Corp Ltd (CRCC) has signed two deals worth a combined $5.5 billion for construction projects in Africa, Xinhua reported late on Monday, as the country's railway firms increasingly flex their muscle overseas.
08h41 A reshuffle of Greece's team handling talks with European and IMF lenders, widely seen as an effort to relegate Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, could help discussions, Bank of France chief Christian Noyer said on Tuesday.
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