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NIGERIA: Daily Parallel Market Exchange Rate (January 16th 2019)

Parallel market exchange rate between the Naira and three of the world's major currencies.

Inflation rate increases to 11.44% in December 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) report for the month of December 2018. Inflation rose 11.44% year on...

Insufficient power supply remains the greatest business constraint in Nigeria

The survey which was carried out with a sample size of 1,050 businesses comprising of small, medium and large organisations.

These are companies to watch out for on the NSE in H1 2019

The first half of the year on the Nigerian Stock Exchange is usually dominated by the release of full-year results by companies.

Diamond Bank tops the volume chart as NSE stays green

The Nigerian Stock Exchange ended today’s trading session on a positive note. The All Share Index closed at 30,137.53 basis points, up 0.58%. year...

Access/Diamond merger: No plans to close any branch

Access Bank and Diamond Bank, yesterday, gave an update in its merger plans.

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DAAR Communication Plc recognises key industry players at her 3rd DAAR Awards

DAAR Communications Plc, an independent privately-owned broadcasting organization in Nigeria sets to recognize notable Nigerians who have pioneered excellence in their various industries for...

How FirstBank Is Making Customers Stay-Connected Through Its e-Channels

It was not difficult for Folarin to decide he would open his corporate account with FirstBank when he started his business a few years ago.

How First Bank Is Making Customers Stay-Connected Through Its e-Channels

Folarin is a smart entrepreneur who is in touch with technological advancement and the digital age. He has different apps on his mobile phone which he uses to...

Abdul Samad Rabiu rings closing bell at NSE to commemorate successful CCNN/BUA Kalambaina Merger and listing of new CCNN plant

Abdul Samad Rabiu rang the closing gong of The NSE to mark the end of trading on Wednesday and the completicompletion the CCNN/Kalambaina Cement Merger.

With FirstBank’s array of exciting educational solutions, your school’s financial needs is at your fingertips

First Bank of Nigeria Limited is supporting schools with their business requirements to promote preparations for the school year.

How will 2019 look for you as an investor?

With the New Year in sight, it is normal for every investor including you to feel a bit of apprehension.
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These are companies to watch out for on the NSE in H1 2019

The first half of the year on the Nigerian Stock Exchange is usually dominated by the release of full-year results by companies.

NSE’s Oscar Onyema gives projections for 2019 while reviewing 2018

The CEO the NSE, Oscar Onyema, yesterday projected that uncertainty in crude prices and Nigeria's elections will define investors' sentiments in early 2019.

Diamond Bank tops the volume chart as NSE stays green

The Nigerian Stock Exchange ended today’s trading session on a positive note. The All Share Index closed at 30,137.53 basis points, up 0.58%. year...

FG borrows additional N166 billion from Pension Funds

Pension funds investment in FG issued securities increased in the month of October.

This is how to bid for the second Treasury Bills Sale of 2019

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is scheduled to hold a Treasury Bills (T-Bills) Primary Market Auction (PMA) on 17th January 2019.

Insufficient power supply remains the greatest business constraint in Nigeria

The survey which was carried out with a sample size of 1,050 businesses comprising of small, medium and large organisations.

Bet9ja replaces Payporte as Big Brother Naija sponsor

Nigerian sports-betting company, Bet9ja, has been announced as headline sponsor of the forthcoming season of the "Big Brother Naija" reality tv show. Bet9ja is taking...

Demutualisation bill signed, set to be implemented soon

The NSE demutualisation bill, which would transform the Nigerian Stock Exchange into a typical company, has finally been signed into law.

Gencos threaten to shut down power plants

Power plants in Nigeria will be shut-down if the Federal Government doesn't address the challenges.

Femi Otedola considering purchase of assets from Forte Oil

Forte Oil Plc, in a notice sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange, has announced its intentions to hold an Extra Ordinary General Meeting (EGM)...

NSE’s Oscar Onyema gives projections for 2019 while reviewing 2018

The CEO the NSE, Oscar Onyema, yesterday projected that uncertainty in crude prices and Nigeria's elections will define investors' sentiments in early 2019.
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Latest Posts

Bet9ja replaces Payporte as Big Brother Naija sponsor

Nigerian sports-betting company, Bet9ja, has been announced as headline sponsor of the forthcoming season of the "Big Brother Naija" reality tv show. Bet9ja is taking...

NIGERIA: Daily Parallel Market Exchange Rate (January 16th 2019)

Parallel market exchange rate between the Naira and three of the world's major currencies.

NERC sets out key plans for 2019

NERC has highlighted some of the key regulatory initiatives which it hopes will position the electricity market for growth.

Demutualisation bill signed, set to be implemented soon

The NSE demutualisation bill, which would transform the Nigerian Stock Exchange into a typical company, has finally been signed into law.

How to Invest

Exclusive: A look at how young Nigerians invest their money nowadays 

As his phone finally buzzed with the notification of his salary payment, John pondered whether to stick to his investment plans or cheat for the last time. 

Market/economic insight: the weekly brief ( November 5th – 9th 2018)

The performance of the Nigerian Equity Market returned bullish last week with the index (NSE ASI) up by 0.23% WTD to close at an index level of 32,200.21 and Market capitalization of N11.76 trillion.

Eurobonds in Nigeria: What they are and how to invest in them

eurobonds are bonds that are denominated in a currency other than that of the issuer.

How I Would Invest My Mother’s Retirement Funds

After weighing all the pros and cons, this is how I have decided to invest her money.

STOCK IDEAS

Why Access Bank has a SELL recommendation

Stocks on our Buy/Sell/Hold list are picked from the top gainers and losers of the previous week.

Why Forte Oil is a HOLD

Stocks on our Buy/Sell/Hold list are drawn from the top gainers and losers of the previous week.

Moving average cross over alert

The author of this article holds investments in AIICO plc and Fidelity Plc, none of which has been the motivation for this article.

Marketing expenses have cut into this MFB’s profit

NPF Microfinance Bank Plc (Formerly NPF Community Bank Ltd) was incorporated on 19th May, 1993.
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Mutual Funds

This is why you should be consistent with your investment and retirement account

When it comes to consistency in investment, it is not only the consistency of fund or investment performance that matters

Nigeria’s alternative investment assets grow at a slower rate

The Nigerian alternative investment space represented by pension and mutual funds saw their assets increase at a slow rate.

The 4 mutual funds to count on for consistent returns

A consistent fund is one that delivers returns that are above its benchmark almost all the time. Consistency of returns is one of the things smart investors

September mutual fund performance ranking

The Nigerian stock market continued its lacklustre performance in September by recording a month to date, MTD, negative performance of 6.05% to bring its Year to date, YTD, performance to minus 14.39%.

Financial Literacy

How to Save More In 2019

2018 has come and gone and some of us are still wondering what we did with all the money we got in 2018.

Have you prepared your 2019 budget yet?

Budgeting is the process of creating and following an explicit plan for spending and investing the resources available to you.

How you can shop on a budget this Christmas season

A visit to some of the major shopping hotspots in Lagos, revealed just how much Nigerians are willing to splash money all in the name of Christmas

How does the capital restructuring of C&I Leasing affect me as a shareholder?

Following the proposed and ongoing capital restructuring and the subsequent suspension of trading on the shares of C&I Leasing Plc,

Corporate Stories

Cement Wars: The battle for Cement dominance between Ibeto vs Dangote

A story of the battle for Cement dominance in Africa's largest economy, Nigeria.

Corporate Story: The rise and fall of HiTV

In this latest installment of Corporate Stories, we are going to tell the story of a young man, who dared to take on a...

Corporate Stories: The back story behind the UBA & STB Merger

In this month's episode, we tell the story of how one of the biggest deals in Nigeria's corporate history was executed with the heart...

#CorporateStories: Tiger Brands’ misadventure into Dangote Flourmills

This is a short account of the activities that underpinned Dangote Flour Mills’ remarkable 288% share price rally in 2016. The precursor to this,...

Corporate Profiles

Notable CEOs of Nigerian companies whose shares are below listing standard

Last week, the NSE announced that 18 companies are free float deficient and for that reason, have been classified as "below listing standard".

Nigerians occupy top spots on Forbes Magazine’s wealthiest African billionaires’ list

Forbes Magazine has published its 2018 list of Africa's richest billionaires. And as always, the list is consisted of regular names.

These Nigerian CEOs shaped the business environment in 2018 

The Nigerian business environment witnessed a lot of events in 2018. As always, major deals were signed; some of which facilitated growth and others, not so much.

How people doubted us because we were young – Herbert Wigwe

Herbert Wigwe, in an interview with Peace Hyde on My Worst Day, touches on a wide variety of issues.

Podcast

EMM Podcast: who got the better deal in Access/Diamond merger

Everyday Money Matters is a Financial Literacy and Personal Finance Podcast powered by Nairametrics.

BHH Podcast: 2019 Business outlook for SMEs

Business Half Hour is a podcast targeted at Startups and Entrepreneurs.

BHH Podcast: How I started Afritickets by Olaotan Towry-Coker

Business Half Hour is a podcast show targeted at Startups and Entrepreneurs.

EMM Podcast: How drop in oil price is affecting the economy and the ‘fall fall’ of Bitcoin

Everyday Money Matters is a Financial Literacy and Personal Finance Podcast powered by Nairametrics.