Trade angst revival rattles emerging-market optimists

2018-12-08 12:30

Emerging-market stocks retreated as the arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer and mixed messages from the Trump administration rekindled concern over a US-China trade war.

WATCH: Saudi Crown Prince gets a spot in the G-20 summit family photo

2018-11-30 20:54

He might have been standing on the fringes of the traditional "family photo" at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina, but Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman got lots of attention.

Saudi Crown Prince seeking acceptance post Khashoggi saga is G-20’s biggest sideshow

2018-11-30 06:16

It’s hard to top Donald Trump, Xi Jinping or Vladimir Putin, but the spotlight at the confab of world leaders in Argentina this week could fall on someone currently even more controversial.

Japan's Abe makes rare China visit as relations thaw

2018-10-25 19:52

Japan's Shinzo Abe arrived in China, the first visit to the Asian giant by a Japanese prime minister since relations between the two countries soured six years ago over a territorial row.

China promises Africa debt relief as Xi counters aid criticism

2018-09-04 06:45

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged debt relief to some poorer African nations, attempting to push back against a major criticism of his signature Belt and Road Initiative.

Chinese are no new colonisers - Ramaphosa

2018-09-03 18:07

President Cyril Ramaphosa used his opening address at the FOCAC summit in Beijing on Monday to champion Africa's call for fair trade between the continent and the world's second-largest economy.

Ramaphosa to step up investment drive as he embarks on China state visit

2018-09-01 08:36

President Cyril Ramaphosa has departed for a State visit to the People’s Republic of China, to be hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing.

The real value of the Brics summit

2018-08-05 09:15

Leaders and analysts who still look at the world through a Cold War lens fail to appreciate the possibilities presented by belonging to such a powerful group, writes Khulu Mbatha.

China, Brics push to shift world order amid trade threats

2018-07-28 10:15

After a three-day summit in Johannesburg, the Brics nations say they want a fairer, more representative global order in diplomacy and trade.

READ: Ramaphosa's remarks at meeting of Brics leaders

2018-07-26 14:41

The president argued that 'quantum leaps in technology and innovation' could create new global fautlines if not confronted by Brics member countries as a bloc.


World waits to see if Trump-Xi dinner brings trade peace

2018-12-01 13:23

When US President Donald Trump sits down for dinner with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, their table talk will undoubtedly have a global impact.

US stocks flat ahead of US-China G-20 meeting

2018-11-30 19:24

Wall Street stocks treaded water in early trading Friday as markets waited for signs of a breakthrough in the US-China trade dispute at the Group of 20 summit.

Xi's gain is Prince Mohammed's pain: Oil rout winners and losers

2018-11-17 12:52

US president Donald Trump isn’t the only leader watching the crude market, as the longest losing streak on record hits economies and tilts political battles around the world.

Papua New Guinea gov't says it won't pay for 40 luxurious Maserati cars

2018-10-11 13:18

The Papua New Guinea government has taken delivery of a fleet of 40 luxury Maserati cars to drive world leaders around during a summit next month but has also assured the poor South Pacific island nation's taxpayers that they won't pay for the extravagance.

China-Africa cooperation to focus on youth - Xi Jinping

2018-09-03 20:57

Chinese President Xi Jinping has said future Sino-African cooperation should focus on young people.

China's Xi looks to Africa to counter criticism of aid efforts

2018-09-02 12:35

President Xi Jinping is expected to use a gathering of dozens of African leaders in Beijing to push back against criticism that China’s vast development initiatives risked saddling emerging economies with debt.

Trump says China no longer on quick path to be bigger than US

2018-08-23 07:18

President Donald Trump said China’s economy is no longer on a swift pace to be larger than the US, a comment likely to stoke concerns in Beijing.

WATCH: China to hit US with $60bn tariffs as tit-for-tat becomes norm in trade war

2018-08-04 10:35

The trade war between the world’s two biggest economies is taking on a life of its own.

READ: The Johannesburg declaration signed at the Brics Summit

2018-07-26 15:19

The declaration was signed by the heads of state of the five Brics members nations in Sandton.

OVERVIEW: Vladimir Putin says Mandela's legacy reflected in Brics

2018-07-26 11:09

President Cyril Ramaphosa and his counterparts from Brazil, Russia, India and China each gave a short address after a closed session meeting on the second day of the 2018 Brics Summit in Johannesburg.

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