JSE gains on Greek deal-continued

February 21, 2012--South African stocks edged up 0.15% on Tuesday, with some gold firms such as Harmony and banks ticking higher after the long-awaited Greek bailout deal soothed concerns about a default in the eurozone.
Shares of Shoprite rose 1.4% to R134.50 after the retailer reported a 19% rise in first-half profit, underpinned by recovering consumer demand in Africa’s top economy.

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Source: FIN24

Africa: Growth May Exceed Five Per Cent in 2015-16, but Ebola, Terrorism and Other Risks Pose Concern
October 8, 2014--Despite weaker than expected global growth and stable or declining commodity prices, African economies continue to expand at a moderately rapid pace, with regional GDP growth projected to strengthen to 5.2 percent yearly in 2015-16 from 4.6 percent in 2014, according to the World Bank’s new Africa’s Pulse, a twice-yearly analysis of the issues shaping Africa’s economic prospects.
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Nigerian Economy Attracts N1.5 Trillion Foreign Investments in H1 2014
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