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9 Aug 2019
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.
8 Aug 2019
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.
13 Jan 2019
Timothy Moe, chief Asia-Pacific equity strategist at Goldman Sachs, discusses China markets and earnings expectations.
21 Aug 2017
Jan Loeys, head of global asset allocation at JPMorgan, discusses the impact from the White House on markets.
3 Aug 2017
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.
20 Apr 2017
The interventions by the Central Bank of Nigeria continue in the country's foreign market with the apex bank recently selling 280 million dollars across the markets to meet dollar demand.

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