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*Qua Iboe valued at dated plus $2.30- $2.60. GENEVA, Oct 1- Nigeria's largest crude stream, Qua Iboe, showed signs of stalling on Monday after a flurry of deals last week that boosted differentials to six-month highs.
*India, Middle East, Africa to lead high-tech product demand. have more disposable income and a heavy appetite for technology products like cell phones, tablets and laptops, " Ken Rankin, high-tech marketing director at UPS in Atlanta, said in a Friday interview with Reuters.
Tapiwa Mashakada, Zimbabwe's Minister of Economic Planning & Investment Promotion says his country's foreign investment laws encourage local partnerships. He says the thresholds can be revised if needed.
A murky political climate, an angry, strike-prone workforce and an economy unable to generate jobs for a quarter of its adults. A recipe for a Greek-style financial tragedy? Not in South Africa.
Will the last Portuguese out please turn off the light? Falling salaries and record unemployment are prompting many to emigrate. Oil-rich Angola is a major destination.
Will the last Portuguese out please turn off the light? Falling salaries and record unemployment are prompting many to emigrate. Oil-rich Angola is a major destination, the Global Post reports.
Weak growth hits the yen and some African nations want to oust the buck — it's time for your FX Fix.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in the midst of an 11-day trip across sub-Saharan Africa. Speaking on 1 August on the topic “Remarks on Building Sustainable Partnerships in Africa,” Clinton at the University of Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar, Senegal, Clinton told her audience, “The Obama Administration’s comprehensive strategy on Sub-Saharan Africa is based on four pillars: first, to promote opportunity and development; second, to spur economic growth, trade, and investment; third, to advance peace and security; and fourth, to strengthen democratic institutions.”
The US wants China and Arab states to help foot the $3bn bill for a deal designed to unlock oil production and set Sudan and South Sudan back on the path to peace, the FT reports.
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Companies looking to ride a new wave of growth in the emerging markets should shift their focus from countries to cities, says a recent report from McKinsey Global Institute.
With anemic growth in the U.S. and Europe, retailers are increasingly turning to less developed and smaller markets for their expansion, according to an A.T. Kearney report.
A United Nations agency said Wednesday that it has not appointed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as an official representative for tourism, refuting several newspaper reports that sparked outrage in the United Kingdom.
PTT will help provide a fast-growing market for the natural gas from U.K.-listed Cove Energy’s east African fields, if it wins a bidding war with Royal Dutch Shell, the CEO of the company Pailin Chuchottaworn told CNBC.
The following is a list of oil prices needed for the nations to avoid having a budget deficit in 2008 and 2009 (as compiled by the IMF).
Violent confrontations between Somali pirates and merchant ships’ armed guards could become more common as some shipping companies have reduced ship speeds through the highest-risk area to save on fuel, maritime experts have warned.
Richard Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan CEO, discusses the impact the Grasberg strike had on his company and whether a vulnerability exists amid takeover speculation.
Euro zone worries mount and Malawi has a currency problem - it's time for your FX Fix.
Demography has rarely made it onto the political agenda. But that is changing. These days you see news items about China's one-child policy, or gendercide. And you hear a lot about the aging of populations in rich countries and the health and pensions problems this will bring.
Joseph Kony, Ugandan rebel leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, has been exposed worldwide for known atrocities in a YouTube documentary video by the nonprofit group Invisible Children.