CATEGORY: INVESTING


Nigerian Pension Funds Continue to Reduce Exposure to Equities

Nairametrics| In a bid to bolster their performance, strengthen their risk management strategies and in response to the lack...


Why The Nigerian Stock Market Is Rallying

Nairametrics|The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday rallied by a massive 2.21%. The positive move has reduced the negative year...



The 10 Bank Directors That Have Earned the Highest Dividends in 2016

Nairametrics| Given the woeful performance of the economy in 2016, several industry experts were expecting similarly woeful results for...


List of Dividends Announced So Far In 2017 (Updated April 21st, 2017)

Nairametrics| As audited accounts start to trickle in companies will propose dividend payments to their shareholders as recommended by...


Crony Capitalism: Is Erisco Foods Overly Dependent On Government?

Nairametrics| The ban on import of tomato paste and increase in tariff for tomato concentrate has started yielding positive...


Why MTN Nigeria Recharge Card Sellers Jacked Prices Up

Nairametrics| The last two years have been difficult for MTN Nigeria. From the N1.04 trillion (later reduced to N330 billion)...


Sale of Dangote Noodles: Will History Repeat Itself ?

Nairametrics|Dangote Flour Mills on Tuesday, announced that it has exited its noodles business and has sold the assets of...


Analysis: Taxation Of High Net-worth Individuals; Is This Chasing After Shadows?

Deloitte| The current economic landscape has forced several State Governments hitherto dependent on Federal Government allocations to look inwards...


Why The NSE Wants More Transparent Funds And REITS

Nairametrics| The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) recently issued amended guidelines for Closed-End Funds and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT)....


Nigerian Pension Funds Post ‘Strong’ First-Quarter Return

Nairametrics| RSA Pension funds, on the average, returned 2.84% while Retiree Funds had an average return of 3.4% in...


Flashback: Emefiele’s 2015 FT Interview (Banks Still Full of Dollars)

Nairametrics| In 2015, Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele had an interview with the Financial Times. This was at the height...


An Ugly Data Showed Up In March Inflation Report

Nairametrics| The National Bureau of Statistics released its 2017 March Consumer Price Index showing inflation rate rose 17.26%. This...


Average Fuel Prices Across States Are Creeping Up; Possible Implications

Nairametrics| Last week the National Bureau of Statistics released its monthly PMS/Petrol price watch. The price watch takes an...


Analysis: Thoughts On Unilever’s Planned Rights Issue

Nairametrics| Last Wednesday, Reuters reported that Unilever Nigeria Plc revealed plans to raise a whopping N63 billion through a right...


Our Experience Buying Forex At N360/$1

Nairametrics| The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has instructed that commercial banks sell the dollar to customers at no more...


IMF and the Naira Valuation: Hidden Intentions or Naive Estimation

Nairametrics| Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its Article IV report on Nigeria, which essentially is the...


ACAP Canary Growth Fund Delivers 13% Return in 2016

Nairametrics| ACAP Canary Growth Fund returned 13.74% in 2016, 19.91 percentage points above its benchmark, the Nigeria All Share...


NDIC Calls Bitcoins, Block Chain “Ponzi Schemes”

Nairametrics| The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has cautioned Nigerians against investing their hard earned funds in certain cooperative...


Why China is Reducing Its Stake in The Lagos Ibadan Rail Project

Nairametrics| The Chinese Exim Bank which was billed to fund 85% of the Lagos Ibadan Rail Project will now...