CATEGORY: INVESTING

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...


CBN Lending To The FG Hit All Time High of N5 trillion

Nairametrics| Old habits do die-hard. Last year, the former CBN Governor and Emir of Kano, Sanusi, Lamido, Sanusi, ruffled...




Short-Selling The Dollar Is Turning Into An Attractive Proposition

Nairametrics| Imagine that I borrowed $1000 from you when the exchange rate was $1/N520 with a promise to pay...


Nipco’s Plans For Mobil

Nairametrics|Independent oil marketer Nipco Plc has completed its acquisition of a 60% stake in Mobil Oil Plc. The company...


Suntrust Bank Cannot Be Everything

Nairametrics| Suntrust Bank, Nigeria’s premier Fintech bank recently released its financial statements. Profit after tax grew from N121.8 million...


Alternatives To Floating The Naira

In case you missed the first part of this article. You can get it here Nairametrics| At this juncture,...


A Case For And Against Floating The Naira

Nairametrics| On Friday, the Naira closed at N390/$ down from N520/$ in January. The development follows a change of...


Is The London Stock Exchange Tapping Nigerian Companies?

Nairametrics| The London Stock Exchange (LSE) recently released a list of the top 50 firms in Africa to watch...


The List Of Creditors Who Nigeria Owes $13 billion

Nairametrics| Nigeria has just concluded another $500 million Eurobond offer at an interest rate of 7.5%. This has now...


Simple Solution To Nigeria’s Power Problem

Nairametrics|The Managing Director of Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Dallas Peavey said the company may shut down operations due to...


Why The Odds Are Against The New Owners Of Keystone Bank

Nairametrics| Keystone Bank’s new owners Sigma Gulf-Riverbank consortium at the weekend took over the bank from the Asset Management...