JPMorgan is proposing a new Asia credit index with slashed China weighting in parallel to its existing $85 billion Asia credit index, two sources said, amid growing geopolitical tensions and dimming appetite for Chinese property bonds. For the new index, JPMorgan has suggested the weighting of China be cut to close to 30% compared with […]
Signs of strength in the U.S. economy have buoyed stocks in the face of rising Treasury yields and hawkish Federal Reserve expectations, though some investors believe the rally may be on borrowed time. Stronger-than-expected reports on employment, retail sales and inflation have pushed up expectations for how much higher the Federal Reserve will need to […]
Tesla’s investment in Bitcoin has been a rollercoaster ride for the company and the cryptocurrency world. When Tesla announced in February 2021 that it had invested $1.5 billion in Bitcoin and would begin accepting it as payment for its electric vehicles, the price of the cryptocurrency skyrocketed. However, the honeymoon didn’t last long, as the […]
At Nigerian snack company ReelFruit’s Lagos warehouse a woman places handfuls of dried mangoes in bags and workers hammer open coconuts to scrape out the flesh. The company is expanding production and exports after a $3 million investment. ReelFruit is part of a burgeoning group of female-founded Nigerian startups attracting investor cash as women stake […]
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