How China can retaliate to the U.S. blacklist
Asked Tuesday whether China would retaliate over the blacklist, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters “stay tuned.” He also denied that the government abused human rights in the far west region of Xinjiang. Bloomberg's China correspondent and anchor Selina Wang has the story.
Bond market remains relatively weak: A look at Nigerian markets
Traders say they expect Nigeria’s bond market to remain relatively weak as offshore investors remain on the side-lines. To discuss this and other activities in Nigeria’s money markets, Bukky Aregbesola, Head of Fixed Income at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa.
Peterside on finding solutions to maritime criminal activity in the Gulf of Guinea
The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside says it was important for the 2019 Global Maritime Conference to be held in Africa as the continent needs to be at the centre of finding solutions to the insecurity challenges in the Gulf of Guinea, which has become a global concern. To discuss this, CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole caught up with Dakuku Peterside.
Scooter startup tier eyes European market as it raises $60 Million
Lawrence Leuschner, co-founder and chief executive officer at Tier Mobility, discusses the company's plans to transform city transportation in Germany and other European nations. He speaks with Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
China narrows scope for trade deal
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz & Bloomberg Opinion columnist, Greg Peters, head of multi-sector & strategy at PGIM Fixed Income, and Bob Michele, global CIO at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discuss market expectations for a U.S.-China trade deal. They speak on "Bloomberg The Open." El-Erian's opinions are his own.
From the economy to monetary policy: Key takeaways from Nigeria’s 2020 budget
During Buhari’s budget presentation, the Nigerian President said the 2020 budget is designed to drive fiscal consolidation to strengthen the economy. Meanwhile, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Nigeria's elevated fiscal deficits rely on central bank financing which complicates monetary policy. To breakdown Nigeria's spending plan, Sam Chidoka, Managing Director and CEO of Kairos Capital joins CNBC Africa.
Qatar energy minister on gas expansion plan, carbon capture
Qatar Energy Minister Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi discusses plans to expand its part of the world’s largest natural gas field. The Persian Gulf state has invited Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Total SA, ConocoPhillips and other “big players” to submit bids to cooperate on the project, Al-Kaabi said Tuesday. He also comments on a carbon capture and storage project in an interview with Annmarie Hordern in London on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
What to look out for in Nigeria’s power sector ahead of 2020 budget
As Nigerians await President Buhari's budget presentation before a joint session of the National Assembly, we find out what areas are pertinent to the power sector. For this discussion, George Etomi, Director of Eko Electricity Distribution Company joins CNBC Africa.