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China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India's rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week.
Tanzania has signed a $565m deal with the World Bank and other development partners to expand its main port of Dar es Salaam.
The global fund management industry is a potential source of risk for emerging markets because of its vast size and herd-like investor behaviour, shows a report.
Foreign direct investment in Mauritius has jumped in the first six months of 2014 from a year earlier, helped by a flow of money into real estate.
After learning some lessons, Eskom will be counting down from a 100 days to the synchronisation of the first of the Medupi power station’s six units.
Tanzania signed a $565m deal with the World Bank and other development partners to expand its main port of Dar es Salaam.
China has extended $51m in funding to Mali at a time when the West African country is negotiating a programme with the International Monetary Fund.
The drop in oil prices underlies how the shale oil revolution is creating a political and economic advantage for Washington and its Western allies.
Greece has posted a primary budget surplus in the first eight months of the year that was more than double the amount targeted under its international bailout plan.
Investors have pulled $27bn out of UK last month - the biggest capital outflow since the Lehman crisis in 2008 - as concern mount about an Independent Scotland.
Industrial production in the eurozone rebounded in July, raising hopes that the 18-member currency bloc has regained momentum, data shows.
Scotland will ask Britain to help finance the cost of removing old North Sea rigs and pipelines even if it votes for independence.
Sibanye Gold says it is set for talks with unions about possible job cuts at its Cooke 4 mine, but NUM has threatened to strike if the mine tried to trim staff.
British construction output has stagnated in July as a rapid expansion in house building started to level off, causing annual growth to sink to an eight-month low.
The Russian central bank has left its key interest rate on hold, arguing that inflation is still on track to hit its medium-term target.
Poland has resumed natural gas deliveries to Ukraine after receiving a pledge that Russia's Gazprom would deliver requested supplies to PGNiG.
Any further Western sanctions which may aim at technology for Russia's modernising oil refineries could lead to gasoline shortages, a government official says.
Eurozone industrial output has jumped twice as much as expected, breaking a two month trend of contraction.
Eurozone finance ministers have cast around for ways to revive the bloc's economy as their post-crisis strategy of budget rigour is left in tatters by France.
Zimbabwe's economy is set to notch up a paltry 1.7% growth this year as mining slows down, while new tax measures will drive up the cost of living.