Moody's says the global spread of the coronavirus is resulting in simultaneous supply and demand shocks. We expect these shocks to materially slow economic activity
With continued tensions between the U.S and Iran, oil shoots up a further 2 per cent today, pushing Brent above $70 a barrel. How will this surge of oil prices affect South Africa and its economic position for 2020? Annabel Bishop, Chief Economist at Investec joins CNBC Africa for more.
Announced in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, the Belt road initiative is a double trade corridor set to reopen channels between China and its neighbours in the West, Asia, the Middle East and Europe alongside Africa with over $800 billion committed in financing. CNBC Africa's Arnold Segawa who spoke to Lin Songtian, China Ambassador to South Africa.
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Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo and Sujata Rao A row over central bank independence could worsen South Africa's bond sell-off after foreign investors last week dumped the biggest amount of the country's securities in nearly five...
"It is our firm position that there is no obligation to pay anything to the SA government." - Barclays Africa.