The agriculture department’s crop estimates committee has made a slight upward adjustment to SA’s maize and wheat harvest forecast for 2016
Despite an upbeat start on Tuesday, the JSE closed lower, weighed down by worries about Germany’s biggest lender and softer oil prices
Jose Cuervo, controlled by the billionaire Beckmann family, is expected to raise about $1bn on the Mexico stock exchange
In signs that investors awarded the debate to Clinton, Asian shares recover after an early bout of nerves while the Mexican peso jumps
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