MTN moves to secure assets in Nigeria
South African Telecoms firm, MTN Group says it has applied to Nigeria's High Court to restrain the country's Central Bank and the Attorney General from taking further action over its assets in Nigeria.
Turkey lowers reserve requirements for Lira, Dollar liabilities
Turkey's central bank is lowering its reserve requirements for the lira and for its dollar liabilities.
Why it might be time to get defensive in fixed income
Daniel Ivascyn says it’s time to take a more “cautious and defensive” strategy with the $113.7 billion Pimco Income Fund. He says he is taking the tack as central banks move away from accommodating policies that have buttressed markets since the 2008 financial crisis.
Bitcoin could break the internet, Central Bank overseer says
Bloomberg's Christine Harvey takes a look at some of the big stories of the day on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East."
Lebanon Central Bank governor on elections, reforms, gold
Lebanon Central Bank Governor Riad Salame discusses the Lebanese elections, structural reforms, financial engineering, protection of the peg and his outlook for gold.
Japanese inflation picks up
Japanese inflation unexpectedly picked up in November but prices are still rising at less than half the rate targeted by the central bank.
Iraq plans $2B Eurobond sale
Iraq's Central Bank governor Ali Al-Allaq discusses Iraq's return to the global bond market and the challenges they face.
Nigeria economic outlook
Nigeria's central bank on Tuesday sold 25 million US dollars at the newly introduced FX window for investors & exporters. Meanwhile, Godwin Emefiele says the present economic recession in the country would be over by the third quarter.
Egypt’s external finances improve after float decision
Egypt’s external finances improved following the Nov. 3 decision to float the pound, the central bank said, as inflows from investments, remittances and exports picked up.