Emerging Market Countries

South Africa’s Zuma denies breaking law with business brothers

South Africa’s Zuma denies breaking law with business brothers

Published 15/07/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African President Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he had never broken the law with the Gupta [more…]

Reassuring Chinese data nudges shares higher

Reassuring Chinese data nudges shares higher

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Surprisingly upbeat economic soundings from China lifted the global markets mood on Monday, pushing world shares toward an 18-month high and steering [more…]

China to investigate local authorities’ efforts to control African…

China to investigate local authorities’ efforts to control African…

Published 15/07/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to [more…]

China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn’s Gou in opposition’s…

China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn’s Gou in opposition’s…

Published 15/07/2019

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A China-friendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition party’s nomination for the 2020 presidential election, beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou [more…]

Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back

Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back

Published 15/07/2019

HONG KONG/NEW YORK/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scepticism over AB InBev’s high valuations doomed Budweiser APAC’s IPO of up to $9.8 billion - poised to be the [more…]

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called…

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called…

Published 15/07/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded [more…]

Zimbabwe inflation almost doubles, stirring memories of economic chaos

Zimbabwe inflation almost doubles, stirring memories of economic chaos

Published 15/07/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s annual inflation almost doubled to a new 10-year high of 175.66% in June, data showed on Monday, stirring memories of years [more…]

South Africa’s Zuma tells corruption inquiry there is conspiracy…

South Africa’s Zuma tells corruption inquiry there is conspiracy…

Published 15/07/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that there was a conspiracy against him and that his [more…]

They bombed our livelihoods: Sri Lanka’s tourism firms struggle…

They bombed our livelihoods: Sri Lanka’s tourism firms struggle…

Published 15/07/2019

UNWATUNA/GALLE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka’s most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after [more…]