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VIDEO: Zimbabwe’s mounting ‘boot-sellers’

The high cost of renting shop space is forcing retailers to sell directly from their car boots.

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VIDEO: Cape Town adjusts to changing market

The holiday hotspot of Cape Town, South Africa, is positioning itself for the changing dynamics in its tourism and property markets.

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Is the dollar poised for a sharp correction?

The US dollar soared against the euro and the yen on Friday, but some currency analysts are eyeing a short-term pullback in the greenback.

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Dine ‘em or ditch ‘em: Valentine’s Day UK-style

“Red Saturday” – the day spouses and partners rush out to the shops to buy their other half a Valentine’s Day gift.

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US jobs market gathers momentum

The United States added 257,000 jobs last month and the number created in November and December was revised sharply higher.

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A new beginning for Detroit

The fight for a new beginning in post-bankrupt Detroit

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Retail trader: Cashing in on low gas price trade

Small investors are starting to cash in on consumer stocks, the market’s best performer over the last three months.

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Twitter surges 16%, CEO touts Google deal

Twitter’s deal with Google to help tweets show up in searches isn’t a prelude to a tie-up, Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo tells CNBC.

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Low oil a boom for private jet business?

The broadly lower cost per barrel could present a new business opportunity for the world’s largest private jet company.

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Samsung keeps the faith in wearable tech

Samsung has dismissed the threat to its smartwatch range from the Apple Watch, and has ramped up investment in the category.