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VIDEO: Maize farming in SA at critical low

The long-standing drought in SA has reached its driest and hottest levels in over a century.

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Early UK rate rise now less likely

Forecasts for the first change in interest rates since 2009 have been pushed further into the future following the latest reports from the Bank of England.

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Rugby World Cup shows commercial drive

Rugby World Cup driving the sport forward

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China's imports and exports down

China's September imports fall 17.7% in yuan-denominated terms, while exports fall 1.1%, official figures show.

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Prada profits cut by Asia slowdown

Profits at Italian luxury fashion group Prada fell by almost a quarter in the first half of the year as sales in Hong Kong and Macau slid.

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