Nomura’s Rochester sees ‘Shimmer of Light’ for the pound
15 September 2019 | 3:44 pm
Jordan Rochester, a currency strategist at Nomura International, discusses Brexit and the pound on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
29 Apr 2019
As Nigerian manufacturers seek to make better headway into China, we find out how the currency swap agreement between Nigeria and China has fared since its introduction last year. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor discussed this and more with Ayodele Ojosipe, Head of Enterprise Banking and Trade Finance at Stanbic IBTC.
19 May 2019
The Economic Intelligence Unit says businesses in some of sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economies have been forced to close or reduce production over access to hard currency or working capital to keep their import-dependent operations afloat. Benedict Craven, Country Risk Manager at Economic Intelligence Unit joins CNBC Africa for more.
2 Jun 2019
The Treasury Department again refrained from labeling China a currency manipulator, while it expanded the number of countries it scrutinizes for currency manipulation to 21 from 12; Ireland, Italy, Vietnam, Singapore and Malaysia joined the watch list. Greg Sullivan reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."
20 Jun 2019
Facebook unveiled plans for a new, global financial system with a broad group of partners from Visa to Uber on board to create a cryptocurrency it expects will one day trade much like the U.S. dollar and inject a new source of revenue.
11 Jul 2019
With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe abandons the use of foreign money at home. It is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African Rand.
17 Jul 2019
US lawmakers to question Facebook over digital currency plan
22 Jul 2019
A difficult exchange. CFA France value hit by scarce foreign currency reserves.
10 Aug 2019
The US Treasury has designated China a currency manipulator following the devaluation of the yuan. According to the department, the yuan's steep drop gives China an unfair competitive advantage in international trade.
7 Sep 2019
President Mauricio Macri's government has imposed foreign-exchange controls on Argentine exporters. A week of financial uncertainty has led to a sharp drop in the value of the peso.
7 Sep 2019
Argentina's spiraling peso rallied slightly after the country imposed capital controls. Despite government assurances, long lines formed outside banks with people worried about being able to withdraw their cash.
27 Oct 2019
Facebook's Libra, billed as an alternative to traditional banking, has sparked concerns from central bankers and regulators around the world. The currency has been criticized as a threat to sovereignty and stability.
1 Oct 2019
Asia is bracing for the latest U.S. Treasury report on foreign currency manipulators, coming in the middle of a trade war that shows no sign of ending. The twice-yearly report is due in coming weeks and will likely see the return of Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam on the watchlist. Nasreen Seria reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
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Last month, Giorgia Meloni, the president of the far-right Brothers of Italy party, strongly criticised EU defence policy, claiming that no country is meeting its defence spending commitments. FRANCE 24's Georgina Robertson and Sophie Samaille look at some defence spending figures to debunk this claim.
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A Nigerian activist who as a child walked for miles in the search for water has spoken to FRANCE 24 about that injustice and how it inspired him to take action. As a young adult, Wilson Atumeyi set up the NGO WaterWide, which aims to provide clean water supplies to all. He joined us for Perspective to tell us more about fighting against corruption to achieve his goals and the role that young people can play.
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With a smile that could make anyone swoon and bright blonde low-cut hair that captures the hearts of many, Nancy Isime provides an insight into what it was like to embody TV’s next favourite character, Kemi.
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A Gambian man accused of belonging to a death squad appeared in court in Germany on Monday facing charges of crimes against humanity. The suspect is also accused of murder and attempted murder as part of a group that assassinated opponents of dictator Yahya Jammeh.