20 January 2021
Private-equity investors in southern Africa are closing deals again after a virus-induced lull, tapping a cash pile that stood at more than R30 billion rand in June.
Tonight, president-elect Joe Biden will make his entrance in the White House, ready to assume power as the US turns a new leaf. Africa will be watching closely too as policies under Biden’s watch will have a direct impact on, among others, agricultural trade, writes Ivor Price.
Asian investors pushed markets higher again Wednesday as they await the swearing-in of Joe Biden, while they have taken heart from comments by Treasury nominee Janet Yellen.