Posts Tagged ‘BRIC’

BRICs economist Jim O’Neill invests in Nigerian mobile payments company

O’Neill backs Paga as “the number one way to pay and get paid in Nigeria”.

South Africa – BRIC or briquette?

South Africa’s invitation to join the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) group of emerging economies has been controversial.

Should South Africa be a BRIC country?

Jim O’Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, says it is not entirely obvious to him why the other BRIC nations should have agreed to the inclusion of South Africa in the grouping.

Doubts over South Africa’s Bric invite

Many analysts are sceptical about South Africa’s suitability to join the Bric group of emerging economies, the Sunday Times reported yesterday.

Nigeria ahead of SA in race to become Africa’s first addition to BRIC grouping?

While South Africa is the larger economy, Nigeria is expected to catch up in the next few years.

Brazilian firms growing their presence in Africa

Two of Brazil’s largest banks and a Portuguese peer announced that they have joined forces to invest in financial services companies across six African countries.