Barton Heyman

August 31, 2018

World Update: Chinese banks post solid profits but US trade war a risk

Chinese banking giant ICBC, the world’s biggest bank by assets, posted solid profit growth for the first half of the year Thursday but warned that the […]
August 31, 2018

World Update: Business News Tokyo shares end flat ahead of US data

Tokyo stocks ended flat Thursday, trimming earlier gains as investors locked in profits ahead of new data on the US economy. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index […]
August 31, 2018

World Update: Coca-Cola buys coffee chain Costa for £3.9 bn

Coca-Cola on Friday said it had agreed to buy global coffee chain Costa from its UK owner Whitbread for £3.9 billion ($5.1 billion). “Hot beverages is […]
August 27, 2018

Nigeria Update: Nigeria’s GDP grows by 1.5% in Q2- NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 1.50 per cent year-on-year in real terms to N16.58 trillion in the […]