European stocks started the week on the front foot as catalysts including an Italian bank clean-up propelled equities toward the biggest gain in five days. The British pound swung before edging higher as Theresa May struck a deal to shore up her government.
LONDON - Large amounts of business investment is being postponed because of uncertainty over the future outcome of Brexit negotiations so Britain should seek clarity as early as possible over a transition arrangement, finance minister Philip Hammond said. “There would be...
ABUJA - Nigeria is rolling out its first national social-welfare program modeled partly on Brazil’s Bolsa Familia in a bid to boost a weak economy and curb poverty by giving cash to its poorest citizens and ensuring their children go to school.
Barclays and four former executives were charged with conspiracy to commit fraud regarding the bank’s 2008 capital raising from Qatar. Bloomberg’s Anna Edwards reports on ‘Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe.’ (Source: Bloomberg)
All eyes will be on mining stocks when the JSE opens on Monday morning to see if the plunge following Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane’s unveiling of the third Mining Charter has come to an end.