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Oil price stabilises over supply cut by OPEC

Oil prices rose by one per cent yesterday as traders expected top exporter Saudi Arabia to push the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to cut supply toward year-end.

Qatar asks US to probe financial manipulation by UAE

Qatar's central bank has asked US regulators to investigate an Emirati bank that Doha accuses of waging "financial warfare" against it.

Zimbabwe, Malawi ban South African meat products

Zimbabwe and Malawi on Tuesday banned South African meat products following the outbreak of the listeria disease that has since been linked to meat products from a South African company.

Price of brent crude oil rises to $70 on output cuts

The price of brent crude oil rose to 70 dollars a barrel on Monday, supported by ongoing output cuts led by OPEC and Russia, and ignoring a rise in US and Canadian drilling activity that points to higher future output in North America.

Bitcoin tops $18,000 in debut on major bourse

Bitcoin surged past $18,000 after making its debut on a major global exchange but was trading lower on Monday, highlighting the volatility of the controversial digital currency that has some investors excited but others nervous.

Oil price nears $70 per barrel

Oil markets were firm on Monday, with Brent crude opening above 60 dollars per barrel on expectations that OPEC-led production cut, due to expire next March would be extended.

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