Nigeria tracing 4,370 people for COVID-19 test, Lagos sets up temporary food markets in schools
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$3 trillion wiped off global markets over coronavirus fears
Around $3 trillion has been wiped off the value of global shares this week, as investors fear the consequences of the spread of the coronavirus. European markets plunged at the open of trading this Thursday. Also today, workers at carmaker PSA get a bonus after the company reported record profits for 2019.
Saudi Stocks' fundamentals not particularly encouraging: Nomura
Tarek Fadlallah, chief executive officer of the Middle East unit of Nomura Asset Management, talks about international investors' participation in U.A.E. and Saudi Arabian markets, and the outlook for Saudi stocks. He speaks with Manus Cranny and Tracy Alloway on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East."
Double suicide attack in northeast Nigeria kills at least three
Three civilians are dead and eight wounded after two female suicide bombers suspected to have been operating for Boko Haram launched an attack on the town of Mafa in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram has been waging a 10-year insurgency in northeast Nigeria that has seen it repeatedly use female suicide bombers to attack soft targets such as mosques, markets and bus stations.
Rand falls victim to Trump’s trade war
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.
JPMorgan's Loeys Says Markets Worried About WH Policies
Jan Loeys, head of global asset allocation at JPMorgan, discusses the impact from the White House on markets.
Middle East: What you need to know for August 3
Bloomberg's Tracy Alloway gives you the top First Word headlines on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." Watch continued coverage on Bloomberg Television for more on issues surrounding oil, investment, and markets.
Investors nervous as early results emerge
Sean Darby, chief global equity strategist at Jefferies, discusses the U.S. election and its impact on the markets.