LAGOS, July 29 Breaking the central bankers' taboo on use of the 'p-word', Nigeria's Godwin Emefiele is urging people not to panic about the banking system, saying he is on top of any trouble resulting from the worst crisis in Africa's biggest economy for decades.
* Plans for funds, equity link schemes progressing despite Brexit
CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif., July 30 A deadly wildfire near California's Big Sur coast raged mostly unchecked for a ninth day after gutting nearly 60 dwellings and forcing hundreds from homes and campgrounds, but a wind shift late on Saturday was expected to help firefighters quell the blaze.
KITENGELA, Kenya, July 31(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It's just before sunset, the time of day when Maasai herdsman Josphat Ole Tonkei would have been counting his herd of cows after hours in the grazing fields, a few years ago.
(Repeats without any changes to the text) July 26 COMMERCIAL BANK OF QATAR - Following are second-quarter net profit estimates for Commercial Bank of Qatar in millions of riyals. Q2 2016 %change EFG Hermes 347.18 -39.33 SICO Bahrain 311.80 -45.51 QNB Financial Services 320.60 -43.98 HSBC 404.00 -29.40 Arqaam Capital 314.00 -45.13
TOKYO The Bank of Japan's review of its monetary stimulus programme promised for September has revived expectations it could adopt some form of "helicopter money", printing money for government spending to spur inflation.