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19 Apr 2020
As Nigeria extends the lockdown for another 14 days, OPEC and Allies agreed to cut oil production by 9.7 million barrels from the first of May, through to the end of June. Andrew Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss the implications for Nigeria's economy.
15 Sep 2019
Raffaella Tenconi, chief economist and founder at ADA Economics, discusses politics in Italy, its impact on Italy’s economy and losing its investment grade status. She speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open."
25 Aug 2019
Alicia Garcia Herrero, chief economist of Asia Pacific at Natixis SA, talks about the Hong Kong economy and the stimulus package announced by the government. Hong Kong’s economy contracted more than originally estimated in the second quarter as brewing unrest in the city began to dampen activity.
13 Apr 2017
Florence Eid-Oakden, chief economist at the Arabia Monitor, discusses Saudi Arabia's first Sukuk issuance, and the outlook for future issuance.

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The United States is the only developed economy without any national policy on paid parental leave. American lawmakers have recently made efforts to pass mandates on parental and family leave, but the legislation is likely to be blocked in partisan bickering. “It has immense benefits” says Richard Petts, Sociology professor at Ball State University, to journalist Kate Moody. “It's really a can't miss policy”.
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Chinese real estate giant Evergrande, saddled with around $300 billion in debt, has been struggling to meet interest payments on its loans. If it collapses, some of its partner firms could be driven to bankruptcy, prospective homebuyers could lose deposits and some banks would lend less money, which would lead to a credit crunch in the world's second-biggest economy. Property developers in China have in fact created an oversupply: there is enough empty property in the country to house more than 90 million people. FRANCE 24's team reports.
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The neoliberal FDP will be the smallest party in Germany's new government but it has landed key ministries and the all-important finance chief job. How much influence will the Free Democrats really have in the end?
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NATO said there would be "consequences" for Russia if it launches an invasion of Ukraine. Russia, meanwhile, warned the West to stear clear of Moscow's "red lines."
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French fashion businesses here in France tend to go one of two ways: either they fail, or they thrive, before being bought up by a powerful luxury group. But some companies do manage to resist that fate – weathering economic crises, the challenges of a globalised economy and now the pandemic, all on their own. So how exactly do they do it and what makes them tick? We went to meet independent shoemakers Arche in the Loire Valley and Paris-based Weston to find out.
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The governing body of women's tennis took the decision after Peng made an allegation of sexual abuse against a Chinese official. WTA chairman Steve Simon said he worried about player safety at tournaments in China.