Economy

October 5, 2017

Africa Update: Trump’s Africa policy is still incoherent, but key signals are emerging

Africa’s leaders, along with everyone else interested in US-Africa relations, have waited eight months for US President Donald Trump’s administration to explain its Africa policy. We […]
October 5, 2017

Nigeria Update: Emerging market inflows fall to lowest since January

Foreign investors cut capital flows to emerging market debt and equities in September for the second straight month, reducing inflows to $14.5 billion as caution about […]
September 29, 2017

World Update: Japan’s inflation, labor demand and factory output data signal solid economic recovery

Japan’s core inflation accelerated in August, industrial output rose more than expected and demand for labor remained at its strongest in over 40 years in a further […]
September 29, 2017

Africa Update: ANC infighting to hit South Africa growth: Fitch

South Africa’s economic growth will be significantly hampered by increasing political uncertainty in the run-up to the ruling African National Congress’s leadership contest in December, Fitch […]