Facts and alternative facts: Republicans denounce Trump impeachment hearings
While the president of the United States attends a summit that has got everyone pondering the future of the NATO alliance. Back in Washington, the next phase of the impeachment inquiry has some wondering about the future of Western democracy.
Trump, Erdogan lavish praise despite deep divisions in US-Turkey ties
Discussions between Turkey and the United States were dominated by Syria and Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 missile system.
US-China trade talks gather pace
Beijing has said there is a "consensus on principles" regarding a deal with the United States. Specifics have yet to emerge but Donald Trump has been talking up the prospect of progress between the two nations.
CBN raises banks’ Loan to Deposit Ratio to 65%
The Central Bank of Nigeria has reviewed upwards the minimum loan-to-deposit-ratio (LDR) for banks in the country from 60 to 65 per cent. The new directive comes just after the closure of September 30th deadline set by the regulator for banks to meet the 60 per cent loan-to-deposit-ratio. Meanwhile, oil prices steadied today although gains were capped as weak economic readings in the United States depressed global markets. Research Analyst at Financial Derivatives, Funmi Adebowale joins CNBC Africa for more.
Blacklane expands U.S. footprint
Blacklane, a Berlin-based chauffeur service, is expanding its footprint in the United States. The company recently announced plans to open two U.S. offices this fall in New York and Los Angeles. Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde caught up with Jens Wohltorf, CEO and co-founder of Blacklane, to discuss the company's expansion plans and it's road to the public markets.
Hurricane Dorian aims at U.S. East Coast after battering Bahamas
Hurricane Dorian has weakened to a Category 3 storm as it moves towards the east coast of the United States after wreaking havoc on the Bahamas. Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern examines the storm's expected path and the potential cost of insurance losses on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
Turkey, US work to create buffer zone in northern Syria
Turkey and the United States have agreed on the creation of a buffer zone in northern Syria. Details of the agreement remain sketchy, however, and Syrian Kurds fear Ankara will try to expel them from the region.
US markets sink, sparking fears of recession
Stock markets in the United States have dropped sharply after the Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years. The news signals growing investor concern of a recession.