• Canva, Airwallex and Judo Bank are Australia’s three unicorn companies

    Canva, Airwallex and Judo Bank are Australia’s three unicorn companies0

    Giants like Uber, Airbnb, Snapchat and Pinterest have been part of the ‘unicorn’ club for years – where a private company is valued in the billions – but there are only three Aussie companies that boast a spot on the list, with a new one sliding into the exclusive group last year. The big hitter

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  • EMERGING MARKETS-EMEA stocks, FX edge lower as risk rally pauses

    EMERGING MARKETS-EMEA stocks, FX edge lower as risk rally pauses0

    * Turkish lira edges higher, stocks at record peak * Russian rouble lags EMEA peers on weak oil * MSCI EM FX index falls from record high Jan 4 (Reuters) – Most emerging market stocks and currencies in Europe, Middle East and Africa edged back on Tuesday after recent gains, as a continued surge in

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  • African free trade bloc opens for business, but challenges remain

    African free trade bloc opens for business, but challenges remain0

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – African countries began officially trading under a new continent-wide free trade area on Friday, after months of delays caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. But experts view the New Year’s Day launch as largely symbolic with full implementation of the deal expected to take years. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

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