S. Africa’s Democratic Alliance leader on election, blackouts, debt ratio, inflation
South Africa Democratic Alliance Leader Mmusi Maimane discusses South Africa’s election, what he would do regarding blackouts if he won the election, the country’s debt ratio, state-owned assets, South Africa’s level of inflation, reforming the ANC and their redistribution policy.
U.K. inflation remains below target at 1.9% in March
Geoffrey Yu, head of U.K. investment office at UBS Wealth Management, examines U.K. inflation data and how it impacts markets.
Nigeria’s February inflation up 11.3%
Nigeria’s consumer inflation grew by 11.31 percent in February year-on-year, compared to January’s 11.37 per cent.
Ghana inflation rate inches up to 9.2% in February
Ghana’s February inflation came in at 9.2 per cent year-on-year compared to 9 per cent recorded in January this year. Meanwhile, Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has assured that the cedi will stabilise in the next few weeks.
Nigeria’s inflation rises to 11.44% in December
Nigeria’s inflation came in at 11.4 per cent in December 2018, a seven-month high from 11.28 per cent recorded in November. Food Inflation was higher at 13.56 per cent from 13.3 per cent in November.
Nigeria’s November inflation rises as food prices surge
Nigeria's November consumer inflation rose to 11.28 per cent as the cost of food surged. This represents a slight increase compared to 11.26 recorded in October.
Draghi's opening statement at ECB news conference
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi comments on the central bank's interest-rate decision, and the inflation and growth outlook during a news conference on policy, rates, inflation and the economy following the Governing Council's meeting in Frankfurt.
Nigeria MPC meeting expectations
Members of Nigeria's monetary policy committee will begin a 2-day meeting next Monday to review key macroeconomic indicators notably, inflation, GDP growth and the exchange rate.