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South African real GDP growth slowed to 1.0% y/y in Q3

South African real GDP growth slowed to 1.0% y/y in Q3

Treasury estimates that the lack of electricity supply reduces GDP growth by some 1 percentage point.

Oil prices rise on Middle East fears

Oil prices rise on Middle East fears

Oil prices rose on Tuesday trading after news of the downed Russian fighter jet in Syria.

Putin praises Iran’s help in Syria

Putin praises Iran’s help in Syria

Putin will discuss Syria with Jordanian monarch Abdullah when he visits Sochi on Tuesday.

APEC 2015: Change Is in the Air

APEC 2015: Change Is in the Air

Despite the US rhetoric, in Asia, there is a rising awareness that China-led initiatives are critical to the region as advanced economies will be mired in stagnation for years to

BRICS nations top list of clean energy investment

BRICS nations top list of clean energy investment

Most of the clean energy investment came from the global south and not from the rich club of the OECD countries.

Analysis: Time to return to emerging markets?

Analysis: Time to return to emerging markets?

Emerging markets now comprise 40 per cent of the global economy.

Russia, China to ink deals on transport corridors during Li visit

Russia, China to ink deals on transport corridors during Li visit

The two sides had reached an agreement during talks with China’s top economic planning agency, the NDRC.

China, Japan Premiers meet for “brief talk” in Malaysia

China, Japan Premiers meet for “brief talk” in Malaysia

Ties are still "fragile", Li said after Abe's comments that he will consider sending troops to back up US operations in the South China Sea.

Mali: Al-Qaeda, ISIL vie for hold on Africa

Mali: Al-Qaeda, ISIL vie for hold on Africa

Several extremist groups affiliated with Al-Qaeda in Sub-Saharan Africa worked together in the Mali attack.

China announces $10 bn loans to Asian bloc

China announces $10 bn loans to Asian bloc

China is stepping up engagement with ASEAN even as the US repeatedly asserts its seriousness about the Asia Pivot policy.