Tag: US

The future of Africa lies inside Africa

16/4/2016/AfDB “If we don’t fix Africa’s infrastructure financing gap – which we put at some US $60-70 billion a year – we will continue to take two percentage points off Africa’s annual growth rates. And we cannot allow that to happen,” said African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina at the […]

Growth worries, financials push Wall Street lower

February 8, 2016/Reuters By Caroline Valetkevitch U.S. stocks dropped on Monday as concern over global growth hit banks and other economically sensitive shares, but a late rally in energy shares left the market well above its lows of the day. European banks led a global selloff in financial shares as […]

Asia shares rally as China cools money rates, yen slips

Asian markets sprang higher on Tuesday as Japanese stocks rebounded and Chinese money rates eased, while the U.S. dollar got a fillip from a report the Federal Reserve would again trim its bond buying next week. A drop in the yen helped Tokyo’s Nikkei .N225 rally 1.5 percent and dragged […]