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iol.co.za
No rush to downgrade Africa - S&PLusaka - Standard & Poor’s said there isn’t major risk of a rush to downgrade A
No rush to downgrade Africa - S&P
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
Lusaka - Standard & Poor’s said there isn’t major risk of a rush to downgrade African debt amid a slowdown in China because credit ratings weren’t improved substantially during a growth boom in recent years. “We didn’t give them the benefit of the... Read more
4d
Jacksonville Daily Record
Worst possible timing for ADS WasteMonday, August 31, 12:35 PM EDT The parent company of Advanced Disposal filed
Worst possible timing for ADS Waste
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Monday, August 31, 12:35 PM EDT The parent company of Advanced Disposal filed its IPO plan Friday afternoon, Aug. 21, as the stock market was in the midst of its biggest meltdown in four years. Even before this so-called market correction, 2015 had... Read more
7d
The Moscow Times
Russian Oil Firms Increase Profits and Output On Weak RubleRussian oil firms are increasing their ruble profits and raising production as
Russian Oil Firms Increase Profits and Output On Weak Ruble
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Russian oil firms are increasing their ruble profits and raising production as a weak currency protects their business, which has turned into one of the world's most profitable. Russia has kept its production, which includes gas condensate, near... Read more
7d
Reuters
Stock market volatility could slow cooling IPO marketTraders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the clo
Stock market volatility could slow cooling IPO market
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the closing bell in New York August 27, 2015. The stock market turmoil of the last five days, following weeks of broader declines that have left half of this year's newly listed... Read more
7d
Business Insider
Startups are seeing the beginning of a liquidity crisisThey need to know where this market is going. They need to know if they can exi
Startups are seeing the beginning of a liquidity crisis
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
They need to know where this market is going. They need to know if they can exit at a big profit, or if their investment and hopes will get dragged down with these startups when it all falls apart. “Periods like this are pretty much your worst... Read more
7d
FOX Business
Why Ferrari May Be Worth $11 BillionFerrari has officially filed for its highly anticipated initial public offering
Why Ferrari May Be Worth $11 Billion
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
Ferrari has officially filed for its highly anticipated initial public offering. But how much is the supercar maker worth? Sergio Marchionne, CEO of parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU), has said Ferrari could be valued at more than 10... Read more
8d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Commodities strike six-year lows, set to enter new cycleLONDON - Falling demand, rising production and faltering growth in the world's
Commodities strike six-year lows, set to enter new cycle
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
LONDON - Falling demand, rising production and faltering growth in the world's second-largest economy China have sent many major commodities plummeting to their lowest level since 2009, with some experts predicting the start of a new cycle. Oil... Read more
9d
AllAfrica.com
Can Nigerian Banks Withstand the Energy Slump?By Ejiofor Alike And Obinna Chima As Nigerian oil & gas and power firms grappl
Can Nigerian Banks Withstand the Energy Slump?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
By Ejiofor Alike And Obinna Chima As Nigerian oil & gas and power firms grapple with mounting debts on account of the slump in the price of crude oil and the challenging electricity environment, Ejiofor Alike and Obinna Chima review the multibillion... Read more
9d
TheStreet.com
The 10 Biggest Venture Capital-Backed IPOs of the Past DecadeNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Some venture-backed private companies have been taking
The 10 Biggest Venture Capital-Backed IPOs of the Past Decade
TheStreet.com / Posted 9 days ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Some venture-backed private companies have been taking their sweet time to going public lately, but with the recent market roller coaster, will they now rush toward an exit? Onlookers have marveled for months at the... Read more
9d
Zawya
Tehran's treasure troveIranTehran's treasure trove In This Article However, the loudest cheers from the
Tehran's treasure troveIran
Zawya / Posted 9 days ago
Tehran's treasure trove In This Article However, the loudest cheers from the gallery came from economists and investors excited about the potential of the final opening up of the Islamic republic's long secluded economy. "Iran opening up will be... Read more
10d
FOX Business
Will Market Volatility Impact IPOs?The Dow is in midst of its most volatile week in history as concerns over China
Will Market Volatility Impact IPOs?
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
The Dow is in midst of its most volatile week in history as concerns over China continue to shake investor sentiment. With U.S. stocks officially in correction territory, some are wondering if this will prevent companies from going... Read more
10d
AllAfrica.com
As Oil Firms Groan Under Low Crude Prices...With the US crude oil price falling to almost $40 per barrel last week, their l
As Oil Firms Groan Under Low Crude Prices...
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
With the US crude oil price falling to almost $40 per barrel last week, their lowest since the global financial crisis of 2009, producers have continued to count their losses as the likelihood of a further drop to $20 looms. Ejiofor Alike... Read more
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11d
Market Watch
Etsy, Box lead the list of new public companies suffering in market routWall Street’s rookies are getting a rough lesson in the potential volatility of
Etsy, Box lead the list of new public companies suffering in market rout
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
Wall Street’s rookies are getting a rough lesson in the potential volatility of the stock market. Some of the biggest initial public offerings of recent vintage are suffering even more than the overall market in the rout of the past week, with more... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
Rencap - Nigerian Banks' Exposure to Afren Not in JeopardyAs administrators appointed to manage the crisis-ridden oil producer Afren Plc
Rencap - Nigerian Banks' Exposure to Afren Not in Jeopardy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
As administrators appointed to manage the crisis-ridden oil producer Afren Plc settle for business, indications emerged last week that some of the company's creditors, especially Nigerians banks, may have put in place solid arrangement to hedge them... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
Anxiety As Crude Oil Prices Slump to Six-Year LowFestus Akanbi captures the anxiety of economic watchers as oil price slumped to
Anxiety As Crude Oil Prices Slump to Six-Year Low
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Festus Akanbi captures the anxiety of economic watchers as oil price slumped to a six-year low last week Between Wednesday last week and the close of work on Friday, members of the international business community, including Nigeria, were stunned as... Read more
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11d
AllAfrica.com
Economy in Trouble, As Oil Price CrashesBy Emeka Anaeto and Clara Nwachukwu Lagos — Nigeria's economy may be heading f
Economy in Trouble, As Oil Price Crashes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
By Emeka Anaeto and Clara Nwachukwu Lagos — Nigeria's economy may be heading for trouble, as oil price crashed even lower at the weekend, thereby threatening the 2015 budget and fiscal plan. The international price of crude hit a six-year low below... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Banks May Lose N36.6 Billion to Afren LiquidationNigerian banks are in danger of losing a whopping N36.630 billion ($185 million
Nigerian Banks May Lose N36.6 Billion to Afren Liquidation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Nigerian banks are in danger of losing a whopping N36.630 billion ($185 million) if Afren Plc (in administration) is liquidated. Afren Plc's woes reached a tipping point recently when the company provided an update on the outcome of the discussions... Read more
11d
Los Angeles Times
Tech sector faces challenges if the stock market slide continuesLast week's stock sell-off could upend an already confusing landscape for the U
Tech sector faces challenges if the stock market slide continues
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
Last week's stock sell-off could upend an already confusing landscape for the U.S. technology sector. For a while last week it appeared tech stocks might escape relatively unscathed, even as the broader market headed down. But Friday's 3.5% loss for... Read more
14d
Mail & Guardian
A tale of the little bank that couldCapitec Bank found itself in a tough neighbourhood when it entered the banking
A tale of the little bank that could
Mail & Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
Capitec Bank found itself in a tough neighbourhood when it entered the banking sector about 14 years ago. But with a combination of ultra-low banking fees and deposit rates dwarfing bigger competitors, it’s punched above its weight and today boasts... Read more
15d
AllAfrica.com
Umeme Share Valuation Hits an Impressive Shs1 TrillionBy Mark Keith Muhumuza and Jonathan Adengo Kampala — For at least nine months,
Umeme Share Valuation Hits an Impressive Shs1 Trillion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
By Mark Keith Muhumuza and Jonathan Adengo Kampala — For at least nine months, the Umeme share price appeared to have run out of steam fluctuating between Shs450 and Shs503 per share. However, in the last two weeks, the power distributor broke the... Read more
15d
AllAfrica.com
Midwestern Oil and Gas Renegotiates Acquisition of Mart ResourcesThe Midwestern Oil and Gas Limited has stated that it would not be able to comp
Midwestern Oil and Gas Renegotiates Acquisition of Mart Resources
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Midwestern Oil and Gas Limited has stated that it would not be able to complete the acquisition of a Canadian oil firm, Mart Resources, as originally scheduled, fuelling concern that the ongoing negotiation between the two companies may result in... Read more
16d
Mashable
Can AshleyMadison recover from the hack?What's This?Noel Biderman, CEO of Avid Life Media, which owns AshleyMadison. H
Can AshleyMadison recover from the hack?
Mashable / Posted 16 days ago
What's This?Noel Biderman, CEO of Avid Life Media, which owns AshleyMadison. Hours after Noel Biderman revealed in April that his controversial dating service for cheating on spouses, AshleyMadison, would try once again to hold a public offering,... Read more
16d
AllAfrica.com
As Firms Contend With HeadwindsOil prices have fallen sharply and are likely to remain low for a number of yea
As Firms Contend With Headwinds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Oil prices have fallen sharply and are likely to remain low for a number of years. Obinna Chima reckons that this and other regulatory headwinds would be a heavy blow not just to the companies in the oil and gas sector, but to the economy as a... Read more
18d
The Globe and Mail
Solar industry stocks suffering from selloff as oil price plummet continuesBy almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installations of sola
Solar industry stocks suffering from selloff as oil price plummet continues
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installations of solar panels are expected to soar by a third this year, the price of solar power is now cheap enough to compete neck and neck with gas and coal-fired power in places like... Read more
18d
AllAfrica.com
Hurricane Kachikwu Sweeps Through NNPCThere seems no end in sight to the mass purge that is currently going on at the
Hurricane Kachikwu Sweeps Through NNPC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
There seems no end in sight to the mass purge that is currently going on at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), since the advent of Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, as Group Managing Director. Despite the gale of sacks already undertaken... Read more
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18d
Times of Malta
Solar market having a great year except on Wall StreetRecruiter Erin Ortuoste (right) working with a job seeker at GRID Alternatives
Solar market having a great year except on Wall Street
Times of Malta / Posted 18 days ago
Recruiter Erin Ortuoste (right) working with a job seeker at GRID Alternatives solar job fair in San Francisco, California. Photo: Robert Galbraith/Reuters By almost any measure, the US solar market is on fire. Installations of solar panels are... Read more
21d
Business Insider
Investors have been dumping solar shares based on a misconception about energyLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire
Investors have been dumping solar shares based on a misconception about energy
Business Insider / Posted 21 days ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installations of solar panels are expected to soar by a third this year, the price of solar power is now cheap enough to compete neck and neck with gas and coal-fired... Read more
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21d
Channel NewsAsia
Solar is having a great year, except on Wall StreetLOS ANGELES: By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installa
Solar is having a great year, except on Wall Street
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
LOS ANGELES: By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installations of solar panels are expected to soar by a third this year, the price of solar power is now cheap enough to compete neck and neck with gas and coal-fired power in... Read more
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21d
Reuters UK Edition
Solar is having a great year, except on Wall StreetSolar panels are seen in the Palm Springs area, California April 13, 2015. Pict
Solar is having a great year, except on Wall Street
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 21 days ago
Solar panels are seen in the Palm Springs area, California April 13, 2015. Picture taken April 13, 2015. LOS ANGELES By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installations of solar panels are expected to soar by a third this year,... Read more
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21d
Reuters
Solar is having a great year, except on Wall StreetSolar panels are seen in the Palm Springs area, California April 13, 2015. Pict
Solar is having a great year, except on Wall Street
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
Solar panels are seen in the Palm Springs area, California April 13, 2015. Picture taken April 13, 2015. LOS ANGELES By almost any measure, the U.S. solar market is on fire. Installations of solar panels are expected to soar by a third this year,... Read more
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22d
AllAfrica.com
Africa investor Institutional Investment and Capital Market Awards 2015 Shortlist AnnouncedAfrica investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications gro
Africa investor Institutional Investment and Capital Market Awards 2015 Shortlist Announced
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced the shortlist for its prestigious Ai Institutional Investment and Capital Market Awards 2015, to be held on the 25th of September 2015 at the Thomson... Read more
23d
Canberra Times
Alibaba shares close up 38 per cent on opening dayThe long-awaited public market debut of the Alibaba Group, the Chinese internet
Alibaba shares close up 38 per cent on opening day
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
The long-awaited public market debut of the Alibaba Group, the Chinese internet titan, did not disappoint, eclipsing every other company that has started to sell stock this year. After pricing at $68 a share on Thursday night, Alibaba's shares... Read more
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23d
The Age
Alibaba shares close up 38 per cent on opening dayThe long-awaited public market debut of the Alibaba Group, the Chinese internet
Alibaba shares close up 38 per cent on opening day
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
The long-awaited public market debut of the Alibaba Group, the Chinese internet titan, did not disappoint, eclipsing every other company that has started to sell stock this year. After pricing at $68 a share on Thursday night, Alibaba's shares... Read more
12 related stories
23d
Sydney Morning Herald
Alibaba shares close up 38 per cent on opening dayThe long-awaited public market debut of the Alibaba Group, the Chinese internet
Alibaba shares close up 38 per cent on opening day
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
The long-awaited public market debut of the Alibaba Group, the Chinese internet titan, did not disappoint, eclipsing every other company that has started to sell stock this year. After pricing at $68 a share on Thursday night, Alibaba's shares... Read more
12 related stories
24d
AllAfrica.com
CBK Boss Loses Tatu City Cases in MauritiusKenyan shareholders in the huge Tatu City housing project are fighting among th
CBK Boss Loses Tatu City Cases in Mauritius
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Kenyan shareholders in the huge Tatu City housing project are fighting among themselves in Mauritius where former Central Bank of Kenya Governor Nahashon Nyagah has just lost two court cases. As a result, Nyagah's stake in Blackknight Holdings, a... Read more
24d
Market Watch
Beware of the bubble in stock market bubble warningsCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — The stock market may be overvalued, but that
Beware of the bubble in stock market bubble warnings
Market Watch / Posted 24 days ago
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — The stock market may be overvalued, but that doesn’t mean we’re in another bubble. That’s an important distinction because the financial press is experiencing an explosion of dire warnings that we’re in another... Read more
25d
Inquirier.net
Russian recession deepens as economy shrinks most in 6 yearsA boy runs with a Russian national flag at the Crimean parliament in Simferopol
Russian recession deepens as economy shrinks most in 6 years
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
A boy runs with a Russian national flag at the Crimean parliament in Simferopol, Crimea, Wednesday, March 26, 2014. The Russian economy has fallen largely due to sanctions from Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. AP MOSCOW, Russia – Russia’s recession... Read more
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25d
SKY News Business RSS
Russian economy contracts 4.6% in 2QRussia's recession worsened in the second quarter as gross domestic product shr
Russian economy contracts 4.6% in 2Q
SKY News Business RSS / Posted 25 days ago
Russia's recession worsened in the second quarter as gross domestic product shrank by 4.6 per cent compared with a year earlier. The preliminary estimate on Monday from the official Rosstat agency marks a steep drop from the 2.2 per cent contraction... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Russian economy contracts 4.6% in 2QRussia's recession worsened in the second quarter as gross domestic product shr
Russian economy contracts 4.6% in 2Q
Sky News Australia / Posted 25 days ago
Russia's recession worsened in the second quarter as gross domestic product shrank by 4.6 per cent compared with a year earlier. The preliminary estimate on Monday from the official Rosstat agency marks a steep drop from the 2.2 per cent contraction... Read more
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25d
Channel NewsAsia
Russian recession deepens as economy shrinks most in six yearsMOSCOW: Russia's recession worsened in the second quarter as gross domestic pro
Russian recession deepens as economy shrinks most in six years
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
MOSCOW: Russia's recession worsened in the second quarter as gross domestic product shrank by 4.6 per cent compared with a year earlier, battered by lower oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine, official statistics showed on Monday (Aug... Read more
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25d
AllAfrica.com
Uganda Shilling RecoveryLocal currency gets positive outlook but uncertainty persists As the battering
Uganda Shilling Recovery
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Local currency gets positive outlook but uncertainty persists As the battering of the local currency persists, a report issued by a top international bank on July 13, indicates that the Ugandan shilling is most likely than several other African... Read more
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TheStreet.com
3 Things You Need to Know About the Ferrari IPO2. Ferrari shares will be sold at a large premium, but individual investors cou
3 Things You Need to Know About the Ferrari IPO
TheStreet.com / Posted 30 days ago
2. Ferrari shares will be sold at a large premium, but individual investors could buy FCA instead. Although this is expected to be one of the most high-profile IPOs of the year, Fiat Chrysler intends to offer only 10% of the shares to the public.... Read more
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iol.co.za
Emerging stock rout worsensLondon - Emerging-market stocks from China to Russia fell as data signaled the
Emerging stock rout worsens
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
London - Emerging-market stocks from China to Russia fell as data signaled the slowdown in the two economies is deepening, while Greek equities slumped as they resumed trading. The ruble led declines in currencies as oil slid. The MSCI Emerging... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lafarge Holcim and Repositioning of Nigeria's Cement MarketLafargeHolcim Ltd, the world's biggest cement firm was born out of the merger o
Lafarge Holcim and Repositioning of Nigeria's Cement Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
LafargeHolcim Ltd, the world's biggest cement firm was born out of the merger of equals between Lafarge and Holcim and made its debut on the Swiss and Paris stock exchanges on July 14. The merger created a company with combined sales of 42 billion... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Economic Driver: SimpliVity plans 2016 IPO amid cloud software streak Posted Aug. 2, 2015 at 6:16 AM Posted Aug. 2, 2015 at 6:16 AM SimpliVity Co
Economic Driver: SimpliVity plans 2016 IPO amid cloud software streak
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
Posted Aug. 2, 2015 at 6:16 AM Posted Aug. 2, 2015 at 6:16 AM SimpliVity Corp., a six-year-old software startup that helps companies manage their hardware, plans to be ready to... Read more
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FOX Business
Wall Street’s IPO Market is Taking Shape—LiterallyWall Street has been flooded with a string of healthy IPOs as of late with comp
Wall Street’s IPO Market is Taking Shape—Literally
FOX Business / Posted 1 months ago
Wall Street has been flooded with a string of healthy IPOs as of late with companies like SoulCycle, Planet Fitness, and the makers of SkinnyPop brand popcorn, Amplify Snack Brand Inc., all queuing up to go public. Planet Fitness and Amplify are both... Read more
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The Age
Russia can survive oil at $US40 as economy adjustsRussian President Vladimir Putin is facing economic pressure. Photo: Reuters E
Russia can survive oil at $US40 as economy adjusts
The Age / Posted 1 months ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin is facing economic pressure. Photo: Reuters Eleven months of surviving with oil below $US100 have left Russia hardened enough to endure a monthlong drop to $US40 a barrel, a survey of economists showed. Crude at... Read more
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Canberra Times
Russia can survive oil at $US40 as economy adjustsRussian President Vladimir Putin is facing economic pressure. Photo: Reuters E
Russia can survive oil at $US40 as economy adjusts
Canberra Times / Posted 1 months ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin is facing economic pressure. Photo: Reuters Eleven months of surviving with oil below $US100 have left Russia hardened enough to endure a monthlong drop to $US40 a barrel, a survey of economists showed. Crude at... Read more

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