Toshiba chairman says he’s very worried about U.S.-China trade war
26 January 2019 | 9:30 am
Toshiba Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Nobuaki Kurumatani talks about the company's mid-term business strategy, the trade war between the U.S. and China, and the outlook for Japan's economy.
6 Jun 2019
Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the findings don't tell the full story of the overall impact of the dispute.
7 Jun 2019
Nigeria’s equities market closed bearish on Monday dragged by heavy losses in the oil and gas sector. Oise Ajayi, Senior Analyst at Meristem Securities joins CNBC Africa to discuss activities that will shape the trading day.
9 Jun 2019
Dan Ives, Wedbush Securities managing director and equity analyst, discusses the impact of China-U.S. trade tensions on Apple Inc.'s supply chain with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
22 Jun 2019
The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed.
16 Jul 2019
China's second-quarter growth has slowed to 6.2%, its weakest rate in almost three decades. The figure reflects trade pressure from the US and weakening global demand.
8 Aug 2019
The rand is scrambling but keeps slipping as it gets caught up in major global conflicts. China has retaliated with a currency move in the trade wars, Boris Johnson is set to go ahead with no-deal Brexit and U.S markets are still left reeling from the Fed rate cut. What does all this mean for the currency market? Joining me in studio for more is Andre Cilliers, Director & Currency/Markets Expert, TreasuryONE.
9 Aug 2019
Oil advanced for the first time this week after Saudi Arabia signaled it's taking steps to stabilize the market, which has been rocked by the escalating U.S.-China trade war. Bloomberg's Alix Steel, Tina Davis, Mike McGlone and Luzi-Ann Javier discuss volatility in the commodity markets that caused gold to hit $1,500 and iron ore prices to enter a bear market.
12 Aug 2019
The Trump administration is due to release, this week, its list of Chinese exports it plans to hit with new tariffs as the president steps up hit trade war rhetoric. He hinted that the trade talk planned for the next month in Washington could be called off. And as trade tensions worsen, Chinese policymakers are holding back from unleashing monetary stimulus. The PBOC has signaled that the targeted approach to shoring up growth will continue.
20 Aug 2019
Oil prices are down in early trade, as rising U.S crude inventories and weak economic data from China erased some of the sharp gains from Tuesday's 4.7 per cent surge. To review the global oil markets and the impact on Nigeria's oil and gas space, Rolake Akinkugbe-Filani, Senior Vice President and Head of Energy and Natural Resources at FBNQuest Merchant Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.
17 Aug 2019
The International Energy Agency (IEA) says the mounting signs of an economic slowdown and escalation of the U.S-China trade war have caused global oil demand to grow at its slowest pace since the financial crisis of 2008. To discuss these stories and the implication for Nigeria, Uchenna Minnis, Chief market Analyst at Eagle Global Markets joins CNBC Africa for more.
18 Sep 2019
The World Bank says agricultural prices are expected to fall 2.6 per cent this year on average, amid ample stocks but foresees a 1.7 per cent rise in 2020 on expected cuts in U.S. crop plantings and higher costs of energy and fertilizers. For a focus on the global commodities market, Damilola Akinbami, Head of Research at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa for more.
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