Despite the markets’ initial panic at Donald’s Trump’s election, stock markets have bounced backed with the hope of financial stimulus. However, confusion prevails and many questions remain about the new president’s plans for global trade and investment.
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Violent protest could spell the end of Ethiopia’s impressive upward economic trend.
The two countries’ pragmatic leaders have put aside their differences to conclude Russia’s biggest ever greenfield investment into Turkey.
British American Tobacco is looking to acquire Reynolds American in a deal worth $47bn, which would be one of the largest to come out of the UK in the post-Brexit environment.
Asia’s growing digital economy could be a global answer to falling trade figures, business leaders told a roundtable in London.
The Black Sea resort of Odessa has been an unexpected beneficiary of Russia’s manoeuvres in the region.
After suffering first a devastating earthquake, then a trade blockade with major investor India, Nepal has seen its FDI plummet in the past year. Ongoing political instability has not helped.
A US professor has questioned whether FDI is always a benefit to developing countries given that companies can use sophisticated techniques to remove their profits or avoid tax. Philippa Maister reports.
India names its fast-growing mobile phone market and low labour costs as two good reasons for Chinese companies to move to India, although China fears such migration could lead to job losses at home.
Zambia and Zimbabwe kick off joint Batoka Gorge project by naming the African Development Bank as lead adviser.
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