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TSX barely changed as oil retreats; Wall Street plunges on corporate earnings

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The Toronto Stock Exchange fell flat Tuesday, as crude oil retreated from its highest level in more than a year and Wall Street slid on disappointing corporate news that put a damper to the start of earnings season.


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Irish prospecting firm Botswana Diamonds has reported a 15.5% narrowing of first-half losses and further progress at assets it holds in southern Africa.
A High Court challenge has been mounted against the refusal by Bord Pleanála to give the go-ahead for a solar power-generating facility in the south-east.
Damien Duff has received a total pre-tax payout of almost €1.25m (£1.08m) over a number of years, as his UK commercial firm is wound down.
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International groups representing doctors and patients have launched a fresh challenge to the patent on Gilead Sciences’ hepatitis C drug Sofosbuvir at the European Patent Office in order to inc
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Africa's smartphone revolution is showing signs of a slowdown according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC).
Africa's smartphone revolution is showing signs of a slowdown according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC).
The Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) board should be commended for resolving to get to the bottom of alarming losses of petroleum products during transportation. Indeed, analysts may be forgiven for argui
The Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) board should be commended for resolving to get to the bottom of alarming losses of petroleum products during transportation. Indeed, analysts may be forgiven for argui
Hezbon Anyona was busy watering his fodder farm when Business Beat visited his farm. The 15 acres farm located Sikri village, Mbita Sub County and Homa Bay County grows fodder; Mulato, desmodium and B
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Kenyan firms that had started reaping from oil discoveries made in Turkana suffered a major blow last year following a huge decline in revenues.
Kenyan firms that had started reaping from oil discoveries made in Turkana suffered a major blow last year following a huge decline in revenues.
As Tullow Oil prepares the costly venture of producing and exporting 2.4 million barrels of oil over the next three years, the UK firm may end up slapping the Government with a colossal bill of its co
As Tullow Oil prepares the costly venture of producing and exporting 2.4 million barrels of oil over the next three years, the UK firm may end up slapping the Government with a colossal bill of its co
A multinational supermarket chain headquartered in Botswana says it has secured space in some high-end malls in Nairobi and other towns where it expects to commence operations before end of this year.
A multinational supermarket chain headquartered in Botswana says it has secured space in some high-end malls in Nairobi and other towns where it expects to commence operations before end of this year.
Kenyans want Finance Cabinet secretary Henry Rotich's 2017/18 Budget to fund the simple things that can make a difference in their daily lives.
Kenyans want Finance Cabinet secretary Henry Rotich's 2017/18 Budget to fund the simple things that can make a difference in their daily lives.
Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), National Treasury and all 43 banks did not want a cap on interest rate.
Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), National Treasury and all 43 banks did not want a cap on interest rate.
Canada will soon deliver to Ukraine the next batch of non-lethal military equipment. This was stated by National Defense Minister of Canada Harjit Sajjan, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. Read more
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