Mozambique extends probe into govt loans to April 28
MAPUTO, March 25 Mozambique has extended until April 28 an investigation into government-owned firms that hid $2 billion in loans, state media said on Saturday.
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Jan 12 British staffing company Hays reported higher quarterly net fees on Thursday helped by growth in continental Europe and Asia Pacific, but noted that conditions remained tough in Britain.
The company, which places workers in areas such as finance and IT, reported a 2 percent rise in second-quarter group net fees at constant currencies in the three months to Dec. 31.
Net fees from its UK and Ireland operations fell 10 percent at constant currencies, but remained stable over the preceding quarter, Hays said in its trading update.
"In the UK, public sector markets remain tough, but we see early signs of improvement in the private sector market," Chief Executive Officer Alistair Cox said. (Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain and Esha Vaish in Bengaluru; editing by Jason Neely)
JOHANNESBURG, March 25 South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan embarks on a week-long non-deal investor roadshow in Britain and the United States on Monday as weak economic growth and ruling party tensions put the country's investment grade at risk.
WASHINGTON, March 24 After failing to repeal Obamacare, Republicans in the U.S. Congress quickly pivoted on Friday to President Donald Trump's next priority: overhauling the federal tax code, but their plan has already split the business community.