Tracking global market movements ahead of U.S.-China trade deal signing
Oil prices steadied around $64 a barrel as the market looks to the signing of a trade deal between the United States and China tomorrow. For more on geopolitics and impact on oil prices, Kola Karim, Chairman of Shoreline Group joins CNBC Africa for more on geopolitics and impact on oil prices.
Nigeria’s external reserves dip below $40bn
At $39.87 billion, traders say Nigeria’s external reserves have crossed the psychological level of $40 billion dollars for the first time this year. Forex Trader at United Bank for Africa (UBA), Nkechi Ezugha joins CNBC Africa for more.
US removes Cameroon from trade Pact over alleged Human Rights Abuse
Cameroon will no longer benefit from a trade pact between the US and sub-Saharan African countries because of alleged "gross" human rights violations against its own citizens.
Motorbike taxi apps jostle for trade on crowded Lagos roads
Known for its nightmare traffic and badly maintained roads, getting to work in Nigerian capital Lagos is a daily ordeal that often lasts hours. Sensing an opportunity, a growing number of ride hailing services have stepped into the chaos -- bringing order to the "okada" motorbike taxis that have long whizzed perilously around Lagos.
The man on a mission to save endangered animals
Widespread hunting in Nigeria has seen the country's animal population continue to fall. With no effective laws against animal abuse and trade, Chinedu Mogbo is trying to combat it by setting up a sanctuary for animals.
South Africa, Nigeria mend relations, agree trade deals
South Africa and Nigeria's leaders have sought to mend ties, signing a range of trade and cooperation agreements just weeks after anti-foreigner violence strained relations between the two economic powerhouses.
U.S. currency manipulation threat puts Asians on guard
Asia is bracing for the latest U.S. Treasury report on foreign currency manipulators, coming in the middle of a trade war that shows no sign of ending. The twice-yearly report is due in coming weeks and will likely see the return of Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam on the watchlist. Nasreen Seria reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
G7 summit in Biarritz winds down after three days of talks
Iran, trade and the Amazonian wildfires have dominated discussions at the summit of the group of advanced industrialized economies. Here are the key developments from the final day of the G7 meeting in Biarritz.
US delays China tariffs after Beijing eases some restrictions
President Trump said the US would delay a tariff hike for two weeks after China announced it would lift some trade restrictions. The mutual concessions may ease tensions ahead of high-level talks early next month.
The big short's Michael Burry sees another contrarian opportunity emerging
Michael Burry shot to fame and fortune by betting against mortgage securities before the 2008 crisis, a trade immortalized in “The Big Short.” Now, Burry sees another contrarian opportunity emerging from what he calls the “bubble” in passive investment. Bloomberg Intelligence's James Seyffart has more on "Bloomberg Markets."