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StanChart cuts African private equity team as economies struggle By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The head of Standard Chartered's African fund, which has $800 million invested, is set to leave the bank as it trims its private equity team on the continent, its global head of private equity said on Monday. Peter Ba
Yahoo! News | Aug 22, 2016 2:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nigeria's Buhari to ask for emergency powers to revive economy - source Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will ask parliament for extra powers for one year allowing him to take "emergency" decisions to revive the flagging economy, a government source said on Monday. Buhari was seeking to accelerate plans to improv
Yahoo! News | Aug 22, 2016 1:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Italy brings German, French heads to EU symbolic birthplace The leaders of Italy, France and Germany are heading to one of the symbolic birthplaces of European unity to chart the path forward following Britain's decision to leave the EU. Economic growth, improved ...
Yahoo! News | Aug 22, 2016 11:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nigeria's Buhari to ask for powers for emergency economic measures: source ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will ask parliament for extra powers allowing him to take "emergency" decisions to revive the economy, a government source said on Monday. The government put together a bill titled "Emer
Yahoo! News | Aug 22, 2016 11:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sun International joins South African exodus from Nigeria Hotel and gaming group Sun International became the latest South African business to pull out of Nigeria because of weak economic growth and clashes with regulators in the west African country. In January Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
Yahoo! News | Aug 22, 2016 09:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hong Kong stocks end higher but Shanghai retreats Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong stocks ended higher Monday after the Federal Reserve's vice president talked up the US economy, while traders await a key speech by bank boss Janet Yellen later in the week.
Yahoo! News | Aug 22, 2016 08:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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South Africa's MTN to sell $729 mln stake to black investors JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African mobile phone company MTN Group will sell shares worth 9.9 billion rand ($729 million), a 4 percent stake, to black investors to meet government quotas on black ownership. Africa's biggest telecoms firm said the
Yahoo! News | Aug 22, 2016 07:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dollar rises on Fed comments but stocks waver Asian traders moved cautiously Monday while the dollar rose on bets on a US interest rate hike this year after the Federal Reserve's vice chairman said country's economy was picking up. Stanley Fischer said Sunday the world's top economy wa
Yahoo! News | Aug 22, 2016 03:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Italy calls for reboot as EU big three mull Brexit wreckage The European Union needs a reboot in the wake of Britain's vote to leave, Italy's prime minister said Monday as he prepared to meet his French and German counterparts to discuss the fallout from Brexit. "It is easy to blame Europe for every
Yahoo! News | Aug 22, 2016 12:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Financial Trials Of Child Care For Working Families It can be a major budget item for families. Rachel Martin talks to Rebecca Resman, a mother of two, who after trying out several different child care options, decided she couldn't afford to work.
NPR.org | Aug 21, 2016 1:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend