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The beauty of compound interest

Time is everything. No wonder financial advisers urge you to start saving when you are in your 20s or 30s.

S.A's rating can be downgraded if growth is below forecasts

The probability of a credit rating downgrade for South Africa is about a third, Moody's said on Tuesday, but depends on economic growth.

Africa's rising debt problem

Debt levels are rising in Africa, in some cases rapidly.

How mobile money is transforming Africa’s economies

As MTN ends it mobile money service in S.A, the rest of Africa is being transformed by mobile money.

Ex-Barclays chief Diamond still on the hunt for Barclays Africa

Diamond is looking to acquire Barclays' remaining 50 percent stake in Barclays Africa Group.

S.A Treasury gives SAA guarantee

South Africa's finance minister met with SAA's new board and gave a guarantee with conditions.

S.African fund manager Abax cuts lending to state-owned enterprises

The fund manager is concerned by a weaker performance at SOE.

Ghana issues $750 mn Eurobond with favourable yield

Economists previously said the government might struggle to sell the bond, given Ghana's economic problems.

S.A avoids recession

South Africa's GDP for the 2nd quarter of 2016 came in at 3,3% q/q .


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Stephane Monier of Lombard Odier Private Bank outlines the two scenarios which could play out for the markets, and gives his potential targets for the S&P 500 under each one.

Expecting deep recession followed by sharp recovery: Goldman Sachs strategist | Squawk Box Europe

Silvia Ardagna, managing director of the investment strategy group at Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management, shares her outlook for the economy amid the coronavirus crisis.

Expect ‘very significant topline decline’ for luxury brands: Analyst | Squawk Box Europe

Luca Solca, senior research analyst for global luxury goods at Bernstein, outlines how the coronavirus crisis is impacting the luxury sector.

Little chance that an OPEC+ deal will save the oil market from virus slump | Capital Connection

Victor Shum of IHS Markit says an agreement between Saudi Arabia and Russia looks unlikely and any production cut is too little too late.

New tool may be able to predict severe COVID-19 cases, NYU professor says | Squawk Box Europe

Professor Anasse Bari of NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences outlines how machine learning and artificial intelligence could help in the fight against the coronavirus crisis.