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Average price of PMS decreases by 23.7% in 2018

The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released the Premium Motor Spirit (Popular known as Petrol) price watch for the month of January 2019.
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Nigerian mutual funds made an estimated N1.9 billion gain in 2018

Nigerian mutual funds generated an estimated gain of N1.9 billion in 2018, to bring its total Net Asset Value to N648.2 billion.
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Best Performing Pension Fund in January 2019

Nigerian pension funds continued their winning streak in January defiling the odds of stock market volatility to post positive gains.
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Stanbic IBTC Guaranteed made 14.41% in 2018

There is no doubt that 2018 was quite a challenging year for investors all over the world. The global market remained very volatile for...
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Stanbic IBTC Pensions Is best performing retiree fund in 2018

In a year When the World’s largest pension fund, the Japanese Government Pension Investment Fund loses 9.1% or 14.8 trillion Japanese Yen, amounting to...
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This is how Cryptocurrency works

Cryptocurrencies are decentralised, encrypted digital assets that may be exchanged over a public ledger and verified through a process known as mining.
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PenCom moves to deepen pension fund investment participation

PenCom has out doored yet another radio programme entitled, “PenCom on the radio”.
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Premium Pensions RSA fund tops 2018 pension fund performance

All Retirement Savings Accounts in the Nigerian pensions ecosystem ended the 2018 fiscal year in the green.
Blockchain

Blockchain: A 3 minutes explanation

Let me first start from what I think the problem Blockchain solves. Think about the files on your computer, the digital files on your...
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Nigeria’s Naira: To float or not to float

The presidential candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar recently advocated for the floating of the Nigerian currency, the Naira.
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7 terms associated with blockchain that you should know

The Blockchain is a decentralized or a distributed ledger technology that allows a number of participants to maintain the ledger verifying and authenticating transactions
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Time for A Nigerian To Preside Over the World Bank

Nigeria has been known all over the world for various reasons, the good, the bad and at times, the ugly.
Mutual fund investments

Mutual fund investments success in American and what Nigeria can learn from this

The popularity of mutual funds and the part they play in retirement savings has long been embraced all over the world except in Nigeria.
Lafarge Africa provides grant for startups

4 things to consider about the Lafarge Africa rights issue

Following the consolidation of Lafarge’s operations in Nigeria and South Africa, the company has reported negative earnings.
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What Teleology Nigeria must do to save 9mobile

This article seeks to highlight five areas of 9Mobile's business that will require urgent attention to turn the network's fortunes around in the shortest time possible.
Setraco Nigeria Limited

Setraco tops 2018 pension contribution tally

135 companies are in compliance with the conditions set by the commission and have been issued with compliance certificates for 2019.
Value Added Tax modification order for power sector

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.
PENCOM, Pension Funds

FG borrows additional N166 billion from Pension Funds

Pension funds investment in FG issued securities increased in the month of October.
Standing Deposit Facility, 12 states

Recent data shows Nigerians are taking their retirement seriously

It appears that the radio program started recently by PenCom is already paying off.
Budgeting

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.
Lafarge Africa provides grant for startups

This cement stock has dropped to a 5 year low

Cement giant, Lafarge Africa, hit a 5-year low of N11.50 in yesterday’s trading session on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
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These were the best and worst performing stocks in 2018

2018 was a bearish one on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) as the All Share Index closed in the red.
Buhari and the Banks

Economy on backburner in President Buhari’s new year message

Forthcoming elections seem to be uppermost in the mind of President Muhammadu Buhari, going by his 2019 New Year message. The President, made no mention...
Abbey Mortgage Bank to raise capital, Abbey Mortgage Bank to issue shares

The Abbey is going down again

Abbey Mortgage Bank (formerly known as Abbey Building Society) last week hit a 5-year low of N0.98.
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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,
Nigeria's healthcare sector

A Glance at the HealthTech and Healthcare startup space in Nigeria

It almost goes without saying that, the Nigerian healthcare system is in an abysmal state. 
Moving averages

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.
Moving averages

Using moving averages cross over to pick stocks

In my last article on moving averages, I discussed how moving averages can be used to make stock selection decisions.
Standing Deposit Facility, 12 states

Nigeria leads Africa in Non-Performing Loans

A non-performing loan (NPL) is a loan that is several months overdue or in default.
Understanding the dynamics of Interest rates on loan

Understanding the dynamics of Interest rates on loan

One important issue when giving out loans that cannot be overemphasised is the issue of interest rate.
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