Marriott International Inc., the world’s second-largest publicly traded hotel company, said it will continue expanding its chains in African markets following the acquisition of South Africa’s Protea Hospitality Holdings.
Malaysia, aspiring to become a developed nation in six years, is finding that more than 50 years under one coalition and tight control over information is a mismatch for handling a rapidly growing crisis followed across the world.
Mauritius’ Finance Ministry repeated its opposition to an increase in the benchmark interest rate that has put it at odds with central bank Governor Rundheersing Bheenick, who is concerned about inflation.
Mauritius’s stocks retreated for a fourth day, extending its weekly decline to the most in almost three months after Europe, its main trading partner, forecast a contraction this year in the euro region economy.
U.S. employers probably added more than twice as many workers to payrolls in January than the prior month while the jobless rate held at a five-year low of 6.7 percent, data in the coming week may show.