China takes on state-owned firms
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China takes on state-owned firms

A little-noticed statement a fortnight ago could portend the next big battle in China’s effort…

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US fears China’s Silk Road
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US fears China’s Silk Road

IN the 19th century mansion in central Belgrade where bureaucrats plan some of Serbia’s important…

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Cryptocurrencies are getting crushed
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Cryptocurrencies are getting crushed

THE cryptocurrency Cassandras are starting to look right. 561 total views, no views today

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Volvo goes retro with new V90
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Volvo goes retro with new V90

Picture a Volvo. You are imagining a boxy, full-size station wagon, right? Well, that classic…

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Why SA central bank is under fire
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Why SA central bank is under fire

SOUTH Africa’s central bank is under fire by the nation’s ruling party. The anti-graft ombudsman…

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Africa’s richest man  might quit Ethiopia
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Africa’s richest man might quit Ethiopia

DANGOTE Cement Plc, controlled by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said it may shut its…

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Capitalism can  thrive without  cooking the planet
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Capitalism can thrive without cooking the planet

IN environmentalist circles, there’s a common trope that for humanity to prevent catastrophic climate change,…

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SA miners gang up against black ownership
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SA miners gang up against black ownership

SOUTH Africa’s latest mining overhaul could be mired in a long legal battle as producers…

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China’s epic race to feed itself
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China’s epic race to feed itself

CHINA’S 1,4 billion people are building up an appetite that is changing the way the…

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Indian tycoon eyes US$2,4bn Anglo stake
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Indian tycoon eyes US$2,4bn Anglo stake

ANIL Agarwal, an Indian mining billionaire, plans to buy as much as US$2,4 billion of…

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Volvo revamps best-selling SUV
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Volvo revamps best-selling SUV

VOLVO Car Group, moving toward a public stock listing, unveiled a revamped version of its…

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Exxon pays US$2,8bn for Mozambique gas
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Exxon pays US$2,8bn for Mozambique gas

EXXON Mobil Corp said it will buy 25 percent of a liquefied natural gas project…

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Audi makes station wagon for SUV lovers
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Audi makes station wagon for SUV lovers

China currency policy nears breaking point
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China currency policy nears breaking point

Junheng Li — IN his first few weeks in office, president Donald Trump has ordered…

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Make or break for Buhari’s Nigeria
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Make or break for Buhari’s Nigeria

WITH discontent mounting and Nigeria seeking to raise international debt, lenders and investors are waiting…

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