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Dollar weakens after Trump's Fed comments
Dollar weakens after Trump's Fed comments
The dollar dipped Tuesday in Asia after Donald Trump hit out at the Federal Reserve's interest rate rises and accused it of not backing his...
Ramaphosa’s Erdogan problem
Ramaphosa’s Erdogan problem
If you had to look at South Africa’s total trade —imports and exports — as an indicator of how important Turkey is in the economic...
Qatari emir vows $15bn Turkey investment after Erdogan meeting
Qatari emir vows $15bn Turkey investment after Erdogan meeting
The Turkish lira rallied from record lows on Wednesday after Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said
China, US to resume trade talks in late August
China, US to resume trade talks in late August
China will send a senior negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, its commerce ministry said Thursday, the first...
How could Turkey overcome its currency woes?
How could Turkey overcome its currency woes?
Not long ago it would have been deemed inconceivable to see Turkey, a long-standing US ally and staunch member of NATO, in the list of countries...
Turkey-US: A timeline of plummeting relations
Turkey-US: A timeline of plummeting relations
Relations between the United States and Turkey, key allies within Nato, have become increasingly troubled since the re-election of President Recep...
All eyes on Ohio special election as test of Trump
All eyes on Ohio special election as test of Trump
Tuesday's special congressional election in Ohio is the final direct face-off between Republicans and Democrats before the November mid-terms, and...
We can avoid Trump’s trade war
We can avoid Trump’s trade war
Defying common sense as well as business and financial elites, United States President Donald Trump seems to relish the prospect of a trade war. On...
California stands to suffer if US-China trade war worsens
California stands to suffer if US-China trade war worsens
Churning out everything from cars and computer chips to nuts and wine, California's mighty economy will suffer big time if the US-China trade war...
Why international lotteries are popular in South Africa
Why international lotteries are popular in South Africa
When the American Powerball lottery offered a record jackpot prize of $1.58-billion in January 2016, Americans who had never previously purchased a...
Emerging markets in trade war crossfire
Emerging markets in trade war crossfire
The rand took a beating this week as it reached lows last seen six months ago and edged dangerously close to the R14-to-the-dollar mark. Experts...

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