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As Nigerians go to vote, sluggish economy a key consideration

When Nigerians vote in a presidential election on Saturday, the country's economic future is likely to play an important role in the candidate they choose. Sam Holder reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

"Everybody suffers too much:" Nigeria heads to the polls

As Nigerians prepared to vote for president on Saturday, Sister Meg Odeh looked up from a selection of pineapples laid out at a fume-choked roadside market and considered the fate of her country......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 15th, 2019

Aramco"s rating ambitions face Saudi economic curb

Saudi Aramco is pushing for a top credit rating ahead of its first international bond sale, but Saudi Arabia's sluggish economy may curb the state-owned oil firm's ambitions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 28th, 2019

Survey: Confidence remains sluggish among Buffalo business leaders

Business executives in Western New York have slightly more confidence in the future of the local economy than last year, but still lag below ideal levels of enthusiasm. That could be viewed as good news – it’s better than plummeting confidence. B.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 27th, 2019

World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade war with China, rising US interest rates

The world economy will be more sluggish this year, the International Monetary Fund warned Monday, citing trade disputes that have seen China slow to its weakest pace in 30 years   .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 21st, 2019

Stocks rise on China hopes; sterling rebounds as Brexit vote fails

Major world stock markets climbed on Tuesday on hopes of more stimulus for China's economy, while sterling rebounded from the day's lows after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on withdrawing from the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2019

Netflix, China boost Wall Street as investors shrug off Brexit vote

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as technology and internet stocks gained on Netflix Inc's plans to raise fees for U.S. subscribers and hopes of more stimulus for China's slowing economy fostered a risk-on mood among investors......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2019

Pound jumps as Brexit vote fails; stocks rise on China hopes

Sterling rebounded from the day's lows on Tuesday after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on withdrawing from the European Union, and major world stock markets climbed on hopes of more stimulus for China's economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2019

Europe Markets: European markets struggle as boost fades from China’s economic pledge

Chinese government officials outline plans to boost the country’s sluggish economy.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 15th, 2019

Europe Markets: European markets rise on China’s economic pledge

Chinese government officials outline plans to boost the country’s sluggish economy.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 15th, 2019

Asian shares on defensive, sterling braces for Brexit vote

Asian shares were on back foot on Tuesday as an unexpected drop in China's exports heightened worries about the global economy while the British pound braced for a showdown in parliament over the government's Brexit plan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2019

Britons Most at Risk in a Messy Split From EU Are Least Worried

Ahead of vital Brexit vote on Tuesday, many residents of U.K. manufacturing hubs closely linked to the bloc say they value their sovereignty above the economy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 14th, 2019

Currencies: Euro climbs sharply against sluggish dollar; sterling gains as Brexit vote looms

The U.S. dollar’s rivals reap the benefits of a weak buck on Monday, with both the euro and the British pound gaining......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2019

Brazil"s New Leader Moves to Revamp Economy

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s new government is moving quickly to impose changes to the economy intended to boost sluggish growth, while signalling plans to cut the deficit in part by scaling back Brazil’s pension system......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 3rd, 2019

Saudi 2019 budget boosts spending in bid to spur sluggish economy

Saudi Arabia plans to increase state spending by 7 percent next year in an effort to spur economic growth that has been hurt by low oil prices. As Ivor Bennett reports, Tuesday’s big fall in oil prices will add to Riyadh’s challenges......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 19th, 2018

U.K. Economy Falters Over the Many Unknowns of Brexit

Uncertainty over the fate of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans is taking a toll on the British economy, and next week’s parliamentary vote on the government’s divorce bill may not clear the air......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjDec 7th, 2018

Disappointing third-quarter earnings another blow to battered European market

European companies are delivering their most disappointing earnings in nearly three years as a sluggish economy and rising costs take their toll on bottom lines, dealing another blow to investor confidence shaken by Italy's budget crisis and Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 12th, 2018

The Strong Trump Economy is Real, Not a ‘Sugar High’

The Strong Trump Economy is Real, Not a ‘Sugar High’ “Wow! The U.S. added 250,000 Jobs in October, Unemployment at 3.7%, Wages UP! Keep it going, Vote Republican!” White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow s.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 2nd, 2018

Progress? Gridlock? How midterm vote could affect US economy

If Democrats win control of the House in next week's congressional elections, their legislative priorities wouldn't likely much alter a $20 trillion U.S. economy. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 30th, 2018

Peter Morici: How Republicans gave up their advantage on health care to the Democrats

Conventional wisdom says Americans vote their pocketbooks. That’s why health care offers Democrats an advantage in the midterms, despite the strong economy and the shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act, writes Peter Morici......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 29th, 2018

Useless IMF Changes Mind on Japan

The head of the IMF Thursday called for an overhaul of Japan’s economic policy, as the world’s third-biggest economy battles stubborn low inflation, sluggish growth and a rapidly ageing .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 4th, 2018