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A guide to how Mutual Funds work in Nigeria

This article breakdown investing in Mutual Funds in Nigeria. What is a Mutual Fund? A mutual fund can be defined is an entity that pools...
Investing in FGN Bonds

Frequently asked questions about investing in FGN Bonds

I'm sure you've probably come across the word "Bonds" before. Either in the news, online or on the pages of a newspaper. I can...
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Investing in Nigeria’s FGN Bonds Explained

This articles explains what an FGN Bond is and how you can invest in one. What is a Bond? A bond is a contract between a...

Mergers and Acquisitions: a new business tool for a new Nigerian business age

Okay, so we know that the McBrain & Company business model is dedicated mainly to fostering small business growth, but hey! Let’s face it,...

Why your stocks can be placed on full or technical suspension

Movement in share prices is caused by a lot of factors. Some of these factors are external and beyond the control of a company....
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Use of your copyright symbol

What does copyright Protect? Copyright protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software,...
Starting a business

10 Mistakes to avoid for Start-Ups

Congratulations on starting your business. It feels good and exhilarating to form a vehicle with the potentials to live your dreams. However, where good...
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Company Indoor Management: What CEO, MD and Chairman of a company actually means

It’s no news that the average Nigerian enjoys title more than anything else. Some see it as a form of identity and failure to...
Nigerian fixed deposits

How Mark to Market Affects You as an Investor

Definition Mark-to-market is defined as an accounting tool used to record the value of an asset with respect to its current market price – The...

Questions and Answers: Is SwissGolden a ponzi scheme?

Everyday Money Matters is live on @lagostalks913 every Wednesday between 7.30am. On the show, we give answers to questions from our listeners and those...

3 alternatives to bitcoins

Though the world may be going gaga about bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, in Nigeria, its price is beyond the reach of the average investor. One...
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Here are 3 other ways to make money, if you don’t like entrepreneurship

Given the current situation of things in the country, everyone is looking for extra ways to make more money for themselves. The Nigerian stereotype,...
stock market

What you should know about blue chip stocks

The Nigerian Stock market has returned over 35% year to date and is the toast of both foreign and local investors. In a bullish...

8 stock market terms you can add to your knowledge this week

There are many Nigerians who are interested in participating in the stock market, trading shares and making profits. For many, though, their inability to...
Emerging Market and a Frontier Market

This explains the difference between an Emerging Market and a Frontier Market

Emerging Markets An emerging market economy is a nation’s economy that is investing in more productive capacity and are progressing toward becoming advanced, as shown...
FGN Bonds

This is a “back to school” explanation of FGN Bonds

The tough economic situation in the country has impacted on the private sector so much that laying people off is now so common that...

This is why Nigerian companies are rushing to right issue

A rights issue is an invitation to existing shareholders to purchase additional new shares in the company. Rights  issues give existing shareholders the option...

Step by step guide on how to secure your e-dividends before the December 31st...

Shareholders in the country who are yet to fill electronic dividend forms have been given a few months as extra time , as the...

Another 3 Risks to note when investing in cryptocurrencies

The whole world seems to be a buzz with crypto talk, and Nigeria is not left out. Ponzi schemes now promise fabulous returns from...

Cryptocurrency: 6 risks you need to know about

If you have investing about N1 million in bitcoins in January this year, chances are that the investing will be worth about N2.6 million...
Avoid paying taxes

How to obtain an Income Tax Clearance Certificate for your company

In this article I am going to take you through a practical way of obtaining a tax clearance certificate from the Federal Inland Revenue...
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INVESTING TIPS – When to Buy or Sell Stocks

Nairametrics| Whilst there is no sure way to determining when to buy and sell stocks several ideas and methodologies used by reputable investors all...

How to invest in Nigeria’s FGN Savings Bond

The Debt Management Office of Nigeria launched a new retail investment program called the FGN Savings Bonds. In this article, Nairametrics will explain what...
counter-party

The Term ‘Counter-party’

A counter-party is described as an entity or other party that participates in a financial transaction. In the financial world, every transaction must have...

A Theory Of Share Allocation For Startups

A theory on how to determine who gets what in a startup is proposed.
Pension funds

Conditions For Nigerian Pension Funds (PFA) To Invest In Shares

The Pension Reform Act of 2014 allows Pension Fund Administrators (PFA's) to invest funds in companies listed in the Nigerian Stock Exchange or any...
Investors closing the bell on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange

What It Means To Delist A Company

The Term "Delisting" is the removal of a security from the official list of a stock exchange on which the company trades. Reasons Why Companies...

Investing & Gambling: Differences and Where They Intersect

An investment is a sacrifice of current money or other resources for future benefits. There are numerous avenues of investments available, such as bank deposits,...

Why You Should Not Invest Like Warren Buffet

  Warren Buffet is one of the richest men in the world and is also one of the most talked about, respected and followed investor...
Here are 10 actions that can make you a successful investor

Investment decisions that can ruin your savings

On this blog I preach a lot about investing. It is a habit everyone must inculcate and nurture as route to financial freedom. However,...

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Understanding Mutual Fund Fees

INSIGHT: Why you really should consider investing in mutual fund today

A Mutual Fund is a Trust or Company that pools money from many investors and invests in a specified class of securities such as stocks, bonds, real estate or a balanced mix of asset classes.
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Rubies Bank – The Future is here

Rubies is a fully digital banking platform, offering zero fee banking targeted at millennials, young professionals, SMEs, quasi-financial institutions and FINTECH companies.
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NSE has placed these 34 companies on red alert

Authorities of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has placed red alerts on some 34 quoted companies as a disciplinary measure for breaching some of its extant rules.