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Rand jumps on Zuma court ruling; MSCI index at 6-year high

Johannesburg, October 13 – The rand jumped to two-week highs on Friday after a court ruling that upheld reinstating corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, while the rally on broader emerging markets continued. MSCI’s emerging equity index inched to new six-year highs on back of encouraging Chinese trade data, record high world shares and a […]

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BRICS Leaders to Adopt Joint Action Plans on Economy, Innovation, Customs Cooperation

MOSCOW, September 1 – The leaders of the BRICS countries are expected to adopt action plans on economy, innovation and customs cooperation at the 2017 BRICS summit in China, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov told reporters on Thursday. “Documents to be signed after the meeting of the business council include an action plan for the […]

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China reaffirms position on Dalai Lama’s visit

BEIJING, July 26 — Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang on Wednesday reaffirmed China’s position on the Dalai Lama’s visits to foreign countries. Lu told a daily news briefing in Beijing that Tibet-related issues concern China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, saying that “we urge countries concerned to respect China’s core interests and make the right […]