1.Oil is recovering:
The price of Brent crude is up 3.66% to $30.70.
2.Google’s Android operating system has generated revenue of more than $30 billion:
Google’s Android operating system has earned an income of $31 billion (£21.7 billion) and profit of $22 billion (£15.4 billion),Bloomberg reports.
3.Zimbabwe have started cloud seeding to tackle rainlessness:
Daily News reported earlier that Zimbabwe’s Meteorological Services Department has started a countrywide cloud-seeding operation.
4.CBN Sells N195bn T-bills at higher rate:
The Central Bank of Nigeria said yesterday that, the country sold N195.95bn ($975m) in Treasury bills with maturities from three months to one year in its second auction of the year on Wednesday, at higher yields than previously.
5.Adeosun Says FG plans to borrow up to $5 bln from sources including Eurobonds:
The finance minister Kemi Adeosun said this week that the country plans to borrow up to $5 billion from multiple sources, including the Eurobond market, to plug its deficit as it tries overcome its worst economic crisis in years through a record budget.
6.South African Stocks Is On Track For Its First Weekly Gain Of The Year:
South African stocks is on track for its first weekly gain this year as global stocks rallied with oil as optimism that policy makers in Europe and Asia will step in with more stimulus measures.
7.Google is paying apple a billion dollars:
Google is paying apple a billion dollars just to stay as the default search engine on the iPhone. That number comes from the ongoing Google/Oracle legal battle.
8.Global Stocks mobilized by Oil Bounce:
Global stocks recovers this week as oil prices staged a recovery and investors bet more stimulus from the world’s central banks could help lift financial markets out of the new year’s malaise.Brent crude oil was up 5.2% at $30.78, increasing shares of energy companies.
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