Barclays Africa shows profits rising

BARCLAYS on Thursday reported its African banking operations showed good profit growth during the third quarter. If sustained, the bank could show earnings slightly above full-year consensus when it reports results for the 2014 financial year.

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Shares fall and gold rises as global worries mount

Shares across the world fell sharply on Friday, pushing a global index to a six-month low, as investors worried about the prospect of a widespread economic slowdown while U.S. monetary stimulus nears its end.

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