Showcasing Africa’s fastest growing, inspiring companies
The London Stock Exchange's (LSE) 2019 Companies To Inspire Africa Report has been described as a publication designed to retell the African story and shine the spotlight on the continent’s private sector. Ibukun Adebayo, Director and Co-head Emerging Markets at the London Stock Exchange Group joins CNBC Africa for more.
Google's Larry Page accused of approving payout without board approval
Alphabet CEO Larry Page is accused of giving a $150 million stock grant to Andy Rubin without getting the board's approval. Rubin was under investigation by the company for sexual harassment at the time.
After Apple, the White House says expect more earnings cuts
Following Apple's major downward sales revision which weighed the stock down 10%, the White House is now saying Donald Trump's trade war with China will force other companies to take similar action to revise their earnings forecasts lower too.
Japan's Nikkei posts first annual loss since 2011
The benchmark Nikkei stock index has fallen on its final trading day of 2018. Other Asian stocks have ended the day in positive territory.
Dollar to rise as fed may raise two or three times, Westpac's Rennie says
Robert Rennie, Sydney-based head of global market strategy at Westpac Banking Corp., talks about Federal Reserve policy, the dollar, Asian stocks and oil.
Trump signals China tariff increase
Stocks in Asia are trading mixed after President Trump indicated he's likely to go ahead with higher tariffs on Chinese imports if talks fail to produce a deal. He told the Wall Street Journal the rate could be either 10 or 25% if he can't make progress with China's leader Xi Jinping when they meet at the G-20 Summit in Argentina.
Nigeria plans to list N10.69bn green bond on NSE
Nigeria’s Debt Management Office plans to list the country’s 10.69 billion naira Sovereign Green Bond on the Nigerian Stock Exchange later this week.
U.S. threatens tariffs on $200 bln of China goods
The Trump administration raised the stakes in its trade dispute with China on Tuesday, saying it would slap 10 percent tariffs on an extra $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, including numerous consumer items, sending stocks in Asia skidding. Ryan Brooks reports.