Signs of life in London’s housing market
Miles Shipside, commercial director at RightMove, discusses London’s housing market and where the biggest gains are being seen.
Nigeria’s July inflation slows to 11.08%: A look at the markets
Nigeria’s July inflation dipped for the second consecutive month to 11.08 per cent according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Meanwhile, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will hold its bi-weekly retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) Forex auction today. To discuss this and other stories impacting Nigeria’s money market, Nifemi Adeniyi, team leader of Liquidity Management at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.
Alibaba and Tencent bid for comeback after $140 Billion wipeout
China’s two largest companies have lost a combined $140 billion in market value since the escalation of the trade war in May. As Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. report earnings this week back-to-back, they’ll try to show the punishment is overdone. Bloomberg's Selina Wang tells you what to watch out for when both of the companies report earnings.
Singapore to ban domestic elephant ivory trade
From September 2021, Singapore will ban local sales of ivory, removing a key end-market for the valuable material. Some 100 African elephants are estimated to be killed each day by poachers who want their tusks.
Trade war roils commodities from oil to gold to iron Ore
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.
Draghi on deck
Bloomberg Real Yield focuses on global issues and events that directly affect debt markets: Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro sat down with Lisa Hornby of Schroders, Gershon Distenfeld of AllianceBernstein and Invesco’s Noelle Corum to preview next week's market-moving events. Investors have turned their attention to Draghi's next move after mixed data from Europe points to the ECB changing its policy language.
South Koreans boycott Japan beer in brewing trade row
South Korean citizens boycott Japanese products. Some market owners refuse to sell Japanese products such as beer and cigarettes, and citizens protest against the Japanese government and their restrictions.
Nigeria’s H2 money market outlook
System liquidity in Nigeria’s money market opened the second half of the year at 485.64 billion naira due to inflows from June 2019 bond maturities. Steve Osho, Co-Managing Partner at Comercio Partners joins CNBC Africa for an outlook of Nigeria’s money market in the second half of the year.
Deepening Nigeria’s capital markets
Rating agencies see Nigeria's increasingly deep domestic capital markets as a credit strength. Jumoke Olaniyan, Vice President for Market Architecture at FMDQ Securities Exchange joins CNBC Africa to discuss how collaborations can deepen Nigeria's debt capital markets.
No money, only food bartering at southern Nigerian market
A community in Nigeria's Cross River State still uses an ancient bartering system to exchange goods at the local market.