MOTORING: Audi to spend US$29bn to overtake BMW
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MOTORING: Audi to spend US$29bn to overtake BMW

AUDI will spend 24 billion euros (US$29 billion) to develop technology and expand production, boosting…

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China factory output growth wanes
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China factory output growth wanes

CHINA’S economy slowed in November as factory shut downs exacerbated weaker demand, raising pressure on…

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Europe stocks fall, oil drops below US$60
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Europe stocks fall, oil drops below US$60

COMMODITY producers led European stocks to their worst week since 2012 as US benchmark oil…

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Fed bubble bursts in US$550bn debt
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Fed bubble bursts in US$550bn debt

THE danger of stimulus-induced bubbles is starting to play out in the market for energy-company…

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Beijing vows prudent monetary policy
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Beijing vows prudent monetary policy

CHINA’s ruling Politburo said it will maintain a “prudent” monetary stance and keep growth within…

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Oil near  four-year low
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Oil near four-year low

OIL traded near its lowest price in four years and energy stocks sank after OPEC…

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Zambia to table new MINING Law
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Zambia to table new MINING Law

Zambia’s mines minister plans to present a revised minerals law to lawmakers by the end…

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Land Rover angles for Chinese market
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Land Rover angles for Chinese market

TATA Motors Ltd’s Jaguar Land Rover aims to capture 10 percent of China’s premium SUV…

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Mozambique gas bonanza hinges on LNG Law
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Mozambique gas bonanza hinges on LNG Law

MORE than half a dozen yellow tower cranes planted in the hillside above Mozambique’s capital…

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Super rich, super cars rule motor show
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Super rich, super cars rule motor show

A US$1,85 million Bugatti with platinum trim, a silent electric Lamborghini that hits 60 miles…

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Gold, platinum prices tumble
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Gold, platinum prices tumble

GOLD fell toward an eight-month low as US data that beat estimates reinforced expectations for…

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MOTORING: S-Class helps Mercedes outclass Audi, BMW
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MOTORING: S-Class helps Mercedes outclass Audi, BMW

MERCEDES- BENZ’s compact line-up and flagship S-Class sedan helped the third-ranked maker of premium cars…

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BHP to sell US$12 billion assets
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BHP to sell US$12 billion assets

BHP BILLITON Ltd may announce a spinoff of assets estimated to be worth as much…

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China plays USA in great power game
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China plays USA in great power game

AFRICA has long been a battleground for world powers. Two giants playing there these days…

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Mercedes reduce parts prices in China amid probe
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Mercedes reduce parts prices in China amid probe

DAIMLER AG plans to cut spare-part prices for its Mercedes-Benz cars in China by an…

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