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Mozambique to Face Off With Bondholders as Debt Talks Start

Mozambique to Face Off With Bondholders as Debt Talks Start

Mozambique is set to meet foreign creditors to discuss almost $2 billion of debt in London Tuesday in what will mark the start of formal restructuring negotiations, more than a year after the southern
Turkey’s Plans to Expand Syria Campaign Draw U.S. Condemnation

Turkey’s Plans to Expand Syria Campaign Draw U.S. Condemnation

Turkey’s plans to expand its war against Kurdish fighters in Syria touched off strong objections from the U.S., whose soldiers risk becoming entangled in direct conflict with advancing Turkish forces.
South African Presidency to Probe Governance at Tax Agency

South African Presidency to Probe Governance at Tax Agency

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will establish a commission of inquiry to probe governance at the country’s revenue service after suspending the tax agency’s commissioner, Tom Moyane.
Why the Breach Between Saudis and Qataris Goes On and On

Why the Breach Between Saudis and Qataris Goes On and On

When four Arab states led by Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties and transportation links with Qatar last June, there were widespread expectations that the rift would be quickly resolved, as had been the
Melania Trump to Hold First Public Event on Cyberbullying

Melania Trump to Hold First Public Event on Cyberbullying

First lady Melania Trump is hosting executives from major online and social media companies to discuss cyberbullying and internet safety.
‘I Need to Clear My Name’: Prince Alwaleed on His 83-Day Detention at the Riyadh Ritz

‘I Need to Clear My Name’: Prince Alwaleed on His 83-Day Detention at the Riyadh Ritz

One of the world’s richest men opens up about his confinement by the Saudi government.
As Russia Spooks Europe, Poland Is Reminded Who Its Friends Are

As Russia Spooks Europe, Poland Is Reminded Who Its Friends Are

Poland’s nationalist government spent the past two years isolating itself within the European Union over everything from rule of law to refugees, but it just got a timely reminder of who its friends
U.S. Plans Heavy China Tariff Hit as Soon as This Week

U.S. Plans Heavy China Tariff Hit as Soon as This Week

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Bocom's Hong Says Some China Leadership Changes Expected

Bocom's Hong Says Some China Leadership Changes Expected

Bocom International Strategist and Head of Research Hao Hong weighs in on the National People’s Congress in Beijing. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Xi Gives Stark Taiwan Warning in Hands-Off Message to Trump

Xi Gives Stark Taiwan Warning in Hands-Off Message to Trump

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned that efforts to widen divisions with Taiwan would be “punished by history” in a nationalistic speech to mark the start of his second term.
London Brawl Between Pro-Putin Tycoons Tests Kremlin’s Patience

London Brawl Between Pro-Putin Tycoons Tests Kremlin’s Patience

They’re two of Russia’s most powerful tycoons, each with a reach that extends into Vladimir Putin’s inner sanctum, and now they’re fighting over one of the country’s most lucrative assets.
UBS' Issel Sees Continuity at the PBOC

UBS' Issel Sees Continuity at the PBOC

UBS Wealth Management CIO Office Managing Director Head of Equity and Credit APAC Hartmut Issel discusses the takeaways from the National People’s Congress in Beijing. He speaks on "Bloomberg
China President Xi Jinping Has Most Power Since Mao

China President Xi Jinping Has Most Power Since Mao

Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie reports on the takeaways from the National People’s Congress in Beijing. He speaks with Haidi Lun and Rishaad Salamat on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
U.S.-South Korea Military Drills to Test Kim's Desire for Talks

U.S.-South Korea Military Drills to Test Kim's Desire for Talks

Annual U.S.-South Korea military exercises will start on April 1, in a move that risks irking North Korea ahead of planned summits with the leaders of South Korea and the U.S.
Trump Attacks Iranian Government in Nowruz Holiday Message

Trump Attacks Iranian Government in Nowruz Holiday Message

President Donald Trump used the annual presidential statement marking the Persian holiday of Nowruz to criticize Iran’s government and military leaders with sharp-tongued language rarely before seen
Over 40 Business Groups Sound Alarm Over China Tariffs

Over 40 Business Groups Sound Alarm Over China Tariffs

Trump's First Year: Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on global finance chiefs being unusually blunt in warning that the U.S. had put the international trade order at risk as President Donald Trump
Australia's Morrison Says New Economy Cannot Be a Tax-Free Environment

Australia's Morrison Says New Economy Cannot Be a Tax-Free Environment

Australia Treasurer Scott Morrison discusses the Australian economy and relations with China and the U.S. He speaks with Bloomberg's Michael McKee at the G-20 meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Congress Stalled on $1.2 Trillion Bill as Shutdown Clock Ticks

Congress Stalled on $1.2 Trillion Bill as Shutdown Clock Ticks

Republican attempts to cobble together a comprehensive $1.2 trillion spending bill remained stalled Tuesday, pushing House and Senate votes on the package closer to a deadline at the end of the work
House Russia Probe to Close Despite Revelations About Data Firm

House Russia Probe to Close Despite Revelations About Data Firm

The Republican leading the House investigation into Russian election meddling said revelations that a data firm working with Donald Trump’s presidential campaign may have improperly harvested data on
Buhari’s Trump Card for Nigeria's 2019 Vote: Weak Opposition

Buhari’s Trump Card for Nigeria's 2019 Vote: Weak Opposition

Samuel Okunola shares the frustration of many Nigerians with the man he voted for three years ago, President Muhammadu Buhari. The 52-year-old tailor no longer feels he can support him in elections