Fmr. risk manager says Bitcoin's value is uncertain
Aaron Brown, a former risk manager at AQR Capital Management, discusses assigning a valuation to bitcoin, bitcoin as a digital payment currency and his outlook for cryptocurrencies.
Will a single currency for ECOWAS succeed?
Joe Femi Dagunro joins CNBC Africa to discuss the intricacies of what a single currency would mean for the West African region.
Erdogan claims win in Turkish referendum
The lira jumped as Turkish citizens voted to endow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with vast new executive powers, in a narrow referendum victory that may rekindle interest in 2017’s worst-performing emerging market currency.
Naira extends gains on parallel market
Nigeria's currency, the naira continues to strengthen in the parallel market trading at 445 to the dollar as the central bank continues its intervention in the official foreign exchange market.
Naira nears N503 to dollar as forex scarcity bites harder
Nigeria's local currency, the naira, is now trading at an all- time low of 503 to the US dollar, as the forex scarcity bites harder.
Zimbabwe to print new notes to boost economy
New bank notes are being printed in Zimbabwe to ease a crippling cash shortage. The government hopes the new money will boost the collapsing economy. But there are concerns it will cause even higher hyper-inflation.