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Djokovic and Halep named 2018 ITF world champions | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

World number one Djokovic receives the honour from the International Tennis Federation for the sixth time, while it is the first year that Romania’s top-ranked Halep has been recognised.

The Guardian , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018

Djokovic, Halep named 2018 ITF world champions

World number one Djokovic receives the honour from the International Tennis Federation for the sixth time, while it is the first year that Romania's top-ranked Halep has been recognised.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 13, 2018

Dollar up for a third day as yields rise, pound falls | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

The dollar rose for a third consecutive day on Wednesday as U.S. Treasury yields rose before a Federal Reserve meeting where it is widely expected to raise interest rates for the fourth time this year.

The Guardian , Nigeria Dec 12, 2018

OPINION: The year is ending on a sour note

Short-dated yields largely reflect market expectations of where the Federal Reserve will set interest rates, while longer-dated yields also include compensation for the uncertainty that comes with locking up an investment for long periods of time.

IOL , South Africa Dec 12, 2018

Brexit vote delay sinks sterling, dollar rebounds

The dollar's snapback was limited as traders reduced their expectations that the Federal Reserve might pause its interest rate hikes sooner than previously thought.

The Star , Kenya Dec 10, 2018

US job creation slows to 155,000 in November; unemployment 3.7%

The Federal Reserve has offered some relief by signaling it will consider slowing the pace of interest rates next year — but November’s strong wage gains and low unemployment could add to the case for continuing to tighten monetary policy.

The Independent , Uganda Dec 7, 2018

IMF's Lagarde: Don't see 'elements of recession' in near term

However, she said the Federal Reserve was "probably going to slow down" its rate increases as they look at economic data.

New Vision , Uganda Dec 7, 2018

Why the rand could hit R12 to the dollar in 2019

“Further Fed hikes in 2019 will start to take the steam out of the economy and we believe their expensive equity market will de-rate.

Business Tech , South Africa Dec 6, 2018

Mauresmo withdraws as Davis Cup captain to coach Pouille

Mauresmo, a former World No.1 and double Grand Slam winner, led France’s women’s team to the final of the Fed Cup in 2016.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 6, 2018

#RandReport: Rand slides as current account deficit widens, Eskom woes weigh

The figures talk to the vulnerability faced by South Africa to portfolio outflows, especially in a environment where the Fed is tightening and there are worries about Eskom,” said ETM Analytics Halen Bothma.

EWN , South Africa Dec 5, 2018