09h17 Event risk is low today and it is likely left up to the currency market to dictate market movements today.. . .  Full story
08h41 EOH produced a strong set of results coming in the top end of its trading statement two weeks ago.. . .  Full story
Bitcoin bounced by more than 20 percent in the space of just four hours on Friday, having skidded below $3,000 earlier as Chinese authorities ordered Beijing-based cryptocurrency exchanges to stop trading.  Full story
A widely-tracked index of global stocks, MSCI's All-Country World Index, hit a new record high in European trading on Monday.  Full story
U.S. equity investors could rotate out of high-yielding sectors and into stocks of banks, which would benefit from the next leg up in interest rates, after the Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting wraps up on Wednesday.  Full story
16h28 A South African broker and an energy investment firm fired KPMG on Tuesday, two of a host of local firms weighing. . .  Full story
12h25 The World Bank on Tuesday halved its 2017 growth forecast for South Africa after the economy fell into recession earlier this. . .  Full story
12h05 Egyptian banks have provided about $55.1 billion to fund trade since the country floated its currency in November last year, a. . .  Full story
11h40 Zambia plans to invite bidders for a fourth mobile phone voice service provider following approval of a new licensing regime, the. . .  Full story
14h39 South African energy investment company Hulisani Ltd plans to drop KPMG as its auditor, citing reputational risk, its chief executive said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
13h52 Revenue from continuing operations was recorded at R159.4 million (2016: R132.1 million). Gross profit increased to R115.3 million (2016: R97.1 million). Profit from continuing operations rose to R23.0 million (2016: R4.4. . .  Full story
12h59 Property rental revenue for the year increased to R57.3 million (2016: R51.4 million), net profit from property operations rose to R53.8 million (2016: R48.1 million), profit and total comprehensive income for. . .  Full story
12h41 South African brokerage house Sasfin Holdings on Tuesday fired KPMG as its auditor, citing "well-publicised concerns" about the accounting firm struggling to keep clients after flaws in its work for friends. . .  Full story
11h58 EDF's head of new nuclear, Xavier Ursat, said the company is in talks with several countries about selling nuclear power plants, including China, India, South Africa and Saudi Arabia.. . .  Full story
14h04 Zambia will resume talks with the International Monetary Fund on an aid programme in October and hopes to get IMF board approval by the end of the year, one of ist finance officials said. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] 13h24 Zambia's Finance Permanent Secretary said on Tuesday that the southern Africa nation will resume talks with the International Monetary Fund over an aid programme in October and hopes to get IMF. . .  Full story
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09h10 Zimbabwe's maize reserves have hit one million tonnes, the highest in more than 17 years, state media reported on Tuesday, after the southern African nation produced surplus maize.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Consumer price inflation in Ivory Coast, the world's top cocoa producer, accelerated to 1.3 percent year-on-year in August from 0.8 percent in July, data from the National Statistics Institute showed on. . .  Full story
17h05 A High Court judge called on Tuesday on Dana Gas and its creditors to agree on a way for a trial seen as shaping the future of Islamic finance to proceed and said he. . .  Full story
17h04 Calling himself a "proud saboteur" of the Brexit process, Britain's Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable on Tuesday appealed to opponents in all parties to put aside differences and fight a divorce from the European Union.. . .  Full story
16h48 The IMF on Tuesday cut its Serbian economic growth forecast for 2017 to 2.3 percent from 3.0 percent, citing a fall in electricity output in winter and lower than expected crop yields due to. . .  Full story
16h34 Hurricane Maria caused "mind boggling damage," ripping off roofs across the small island of Dominica before pushing on toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday as the second top-strength storm to lash. . .  Full story
16h27 Retail sales in Russia rose more than expected in August, data showed on Tuesday, underpinning an official forecast that the economy is on track to return to growth levels seen before its 2015-16 slowdown.. . .  Full story
17h07 China-based Yanlord Land Group and Perennial Real Estate Holdings said on Tuesday their more than $1 billion offer for a stake in Singaporean property firm United Engineers had lapsed.. . .  Full story
17h02 Turkey escalated its opposition to a Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq on Tuesday, training tank guns and rocket launchers across the southern border and saying the break-up of its neighbours could lead to global. . .  Full story
16h14 The Toronto Stock Exchange, which is vying to host Saudi Aramco's <IPO-ARMO.SE> overseas listing, is exploring partnerships with bourses in the Gulf to help it tap into energy privatisations there.. . .  Full story
16h09 Qatar's stock index came slightly off a five-year low on Tuesday as local funds intensified their buying of those shares, while Saudi Arabia was the region's worst performer.. . .  Full story
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16h57 Best Buy Co Inc, the No.1 U.S. consumer electronics retailer, on Tuesday forecast 2021 adjusted earnings well below Wall Street estimates, sending its shares down nearly 9 percent.. . .  Full story
16h42 Alibaba Group-backed Chinese logistics firm Best Inc on Tuesday slashed the expected price range of its U.S. initial public offering, one day before its market debut, suggesting tepid investor enthusiasm.. . .  Full story
16h40 A farmer in Peru is suing Newmont Mining Corp in U.S. federal court over allegations the miner used violence and threats to try to evict her from her home to make way for a. . .  Full story
16h28 Canada's main stock index rose to six-week highs on Tuesday, led by oil and gas companies, bolstered by oil prices near five-month highs, and by financial stocks.. . .  Full story
16h27 U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are said to be in active merger talks, CNBC reported, citing sources.. . .  Full story
17h10 Hungary's central bank cut its overnight deposit rate and announced further steps to ease monetary conditions on Tuesday, seeking to boost stubbornly below-target inflation.. . .  Full story
17h09 The forint recovered after the Hungarian central bank (NBH) cut one of its key interest rates and reduced its inflation forecasts, as the moves had been widely expected. The forint has. . .  Full story
16h44 Egypt's exports should grow about 10 percent this year to reach $22 billion, Trade Minister Tarek Kabil said on Tuesday, as the country lures foreign investors keen on setting up manufacturing following economic reforms.. . .  Full story
16h00 Financial markets sizzled over the last decade as the Federal Reserve injected $3.5 trillion in new money, with U.S. stocks far and away the biggest beneficiaries of a policy that may yet destabilize things. . .  Full story
15h23 The Canadian dollar strengthened slightly on Tuesday against its U.S. counterpart, shrugging off weaker-than-expected domestic manufacturing data as oil prices rose and the greenback broadly fell. At 9:07 a.m. ET (1307. . .  Full story

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