27 August 2014 Last updated at 00:16

South Africa economy avoids recessionCounting cash in South Africa supermarket

South Africa avoids falling into recession after second-quarter GDP figures show the economy grew by 0.6% during the April-to-June period.

Quincy MassachusettsUS house price growth slows in June

The annual pace of US house price growth slowed in June, a survey indicates, continuing a long-term decrease in the rate of growth.

PubUK service sector growth 'slows'

Service sector business growth slowed in the three months to August, a CBI survey indicates, although it says firms are planning "robust" investment.

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