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  • FRIDAY, JULY 15 ANKARA- Launch of OECD Economic Survey of Turkey. PHNOM PENH- International Monetary Fund representative in Cambodia holds press conference about economy- 0600 GMT. TUESDAY, JULY 19 LONDON- International Monetary Fund publishes update to World Economic Outlook, including new UK growth forecasts- 1300 GMT.

  • THURSDAY, JULY 14 WASHINGTON- International Monetary Fund's head Christine Lagarde speaks at Center for Global Development in Washington on "Redoubling our Resolve for Global Development". PRETORIA- South African central bank Deputy Governor Kuben Naidoo speaks at South Africa's first ever Public Economics Winter School, where tax policy, industrial...

  • The Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery in Philadelphia.

    U.S. refiners could be helping set the stage for another day of reckoning for oil prices.

  • SARAJEVO- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Vice President Philip Bennett visits Bosnia. MANILA- Philippines central bank governor Amando Tetangco to speak at the central bank's luncheon for stakeholders- 0200 GMT. SARAJEVO- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Bosnia to sign a 71 million euro infrastructure loan- 0730 GMT.

  • The group has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks in Nigeria's southern oil hub. The militants, whose attacks briefly pushed Nigeria's crude production to 30- year lows in spring, have said they want a greater share of the OPEC member's energy wealth to go to the impoverished southern Niger Delta, the source of most of the country's oil.

  • The group has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks in Nigeria's southern oil hub. The militants, whose attacks briefly pushed Nigeria's crude production to 30- year lows in spring, have said they want a greater share of the OPEC member's energy wealth to go to the impoverished southern Niger Delta, the source of most of the country's oil.

  • LAGOS, July 11- Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers, which has claimed responsibility for the majority of a recent spate of attacks on oil and gas facilities in the country, said late on Monday that it blew up an Exxon Mobil Corp facility. The militants, whose attacks briefly pushed Nigeria's crude production to 30- year lows in spring, said they want a...

  • ABUJA, July 1- Telecoms firm MTN hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in January to help it reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed in Nigeria over unregistered SIM cards. The regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission, rejected the proposal as unjustifiable, documents show, but three months later it accepted a broadly similar deal.

  • ABUJA, June 31- Telecoms firm MTN hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in January to help it reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed in Nigeria over unregistered SIM cards. The regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission, rejected the proposal as unjustifiable, documents show, but three months later it accepted a broadly similar deal.

  • ABUJA, June 31- Telecoms firm MTN hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in January to help it reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed in Nigeria over unregistered SIM cards. The regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission, rejected the proposal as unjustifiable, documents show, but three months later it accepted a broadly similar deal.

  • ABUJA, June 31- Telecoms firm MTN hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in January to help it reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed in Nigeria over unregistered SIM cards. The regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission, rejected the proposal as unjustifiable, documents show, but three months later it accepted a broadly similar deal.

  • ABUJA, June 31- Telecoms firm MTN hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in January to help it reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed in Nigeria over unregistered SIM cards. The regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission, rejected the proposal as unjustifiable, documents show, but three months later it accepted a broadly similar deal.

  • ABUJA, June 30- Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged community leaders from the Niger Delta to pacify people in the restive southern region, which has been hit by a series of attacks on oil and gas facilities in the last few months. Nigeria, an OPEC member which was until recently Africa's biggest oil producer, relies on crude sales for around 70...

  • Four years on, falling sales for sites like Jumia and slower growth from Nigeria to Russia and Brazil is casting doubt on Rocket Internet's ambition to become the world's biggest Internet company outside the United States and China. The devaluation of Nigeria's naira last week is a new blow for Jumia, which now operates in more than 20 countries in Africa.

  • President Barack Obama (L) and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron play table tennis at Globe Academy on May 24, 2011 in London, England.

    The U.K. has been America’s closest ally, but Brexit changes everything. The US will be forced to find a new dance partner, says Philippe LeCorre.

  • LAGOS, June 27- Nigerian shares fell on Monday as local funds sold on concerns that Britain's vote to leave the European Union may slow foreign interest in the market, traders said. However, Britain's decision to leave the EU in last Thursday's referendum has sent further shockwaves through financial markets on Monday, despite efforts by the country's leaders...

  • A man looks at global rates at a currency exchange on June 24, 2016 in New York.

    Brexit has unleashed uncertainty for months and years to come in the foreign exchange markets, says Keith Underwood. Here are the winners and losers.

  • Larry Summers

    Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers says Brexit after-effects on the world will depend "heavily on psychology."

  • John Kilduff

    Brexit with benefits: Don't miss out on the bargains in the U.S. equity market that have come courtesy of the British electorate, says John Kilduff.

  • LAGOS/ LONDON, June 23- As Nigeria grapples with a foreign exchange crisis, one person stands out in the scramble to obtain hard currency: Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man. The wrangling for dollars highlights Dangote's pivotal role as Africa's biggest economy tries to diversify away from oil. Over the past year, Nigeria pegged its currency, the naira, to the U.S....