The South African government of President Jacob Zuma is engulfed in a corruption scandal, yet the country’s stock market is close to record levels. Equity investors should tread cautiously, says Bryony Deuchars.
Emmanuel Macron has outlined an ambitious reform agenda after beating far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election. But will he be able to deliver on his promises to revive the French economy and unify Europe?
US President Donald Trump has threatened to slap tariffs on imports from East Asia. Maulshree Saroliya considers how the region’s economies will fare in an environment of heightened trade protectionism.
Manchester is set to capitalise on thriving IT and media sectors, global transport links and renowned universities to profit from the changing role of cities as drivers of growth.