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Companies by law are expected to notify the exchange when directors trade in the shares of a company.
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Meet Tayo Oviosu, The face behind Paga, Nigeria’s largest mobile payment platform

The drive to increase financial inclusion among Nigerians has continued to assume an increasing recognition among policymakers and investors

Why Eko Hospital wrote off nearly N1 billion

Ekocorp Plc, the owners of the embattled Eko Hospital recently released its financial statements for the year ended December 2017. Turnover increased slightly from...
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Entrepreneurs have no Shame! by Fisayo Durojaiye

I thought that being an entrepreneur would give me more time to do other things outside of waking up in the morning, rushing to join Lagos traffic and coming back home really late at night. I thought that as an entrepreneur, I will have time for other things. Alas, that’s a lie from the pit of hell.

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This is a recap of stocks that were marked down the previous week, and an outlook on stocks to be marked down this week. The...
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These stocks made money for investors last week (WTD June 8)

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All Share Index closed on a positive note this week, up 5.03%. The index is also back in positive...
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Meet Anike Lawal: From Management Consulting to Mamalette

According to a report by UNICEF, every single day, Nigeria loses about 2,300 children under five years of age and 145 women due to...
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Market Roundup: Stocks, Treasury Bills, Cryptos.

While equity markets witnessed an uptrend, foreign exchange rates where largely flat. Cryptocurrency markets declined slightly. Here is a rundown of how the various financial...
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How a judgement debt could affect GT Bank shares and your deposits.

On Thursday, Innoson Ltd tweeted that the Supreme Court of Nigeria struck off the ‘motion for stay’ filed by Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) while...
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CBN releases guidelines for the Nigeria-China currency swap

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released guidelines for the recently signed bilateral currency swap between the country and China. The new swap agreement will...
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Pharma Deko Plc is struggling to remain profitable as competition stiffens

Twice a week, Nairametrics spotlights some of the not-so-popular companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). Some of these companies, an example of which...

Nigeria’s cornflakes market: A case of two kings

Cornflakes is one of the most popular breakfast cereals eaten in the world, and for many people across all ages, it has become an...
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Netherlands overtakes India as Nigeria’s major export partner in Q1 2018

Key Highlights Total trade value was ₦7,211.61 billion Total trade value grew by 19.74% from Q4 2017 and...
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Prices of vegetable oil drop in latest Household Food Price Survey

Nairametrics Research on Household Food Items conducted from major markets in Lagos State reveals a general decrease in prices for the week ended June...
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From employee to billionaire founder, Austin Avuru, the CEO of Seplat Petroleum

Mr Augustine Ojunekwu Avuru, popularly known as Austin Avuru,  is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of one of Nigeria’s leading crude oil...
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What you get when you buy the latest FGN Savings Bond offer

The  Debt Management Office (DMO), on Monday, released details of the May 2018 FGN Savings Bond offer. Here are details of the offer: How much can...

Buy/Sell/Hold for the week ending 8th of June 2018

Buy/Sell/Hold is a weekly column which samples opinions on a variety of stocks, that are picked from gainers and losers of the previous week,...
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Stocks picks for June 2018

May was a bearish month on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) with the stock market’s All Share Index closing 7.6% down for the month....

THIS WEEK: Markets look poised for another rout.

Financial markets in the country ended May on a bearish note and began the month of June in a like manner. Here is Nairametrics’...
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Stock To Watch: Is it time to get out of DANGCEM?

On a weekly timeframe, DANGCEM’s TNTL indicator (Trader’s Navigator – a trend forecasting algo) is at a critical point as shown in the above...
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May bloodbath: A series of unfortunate events for Stocks

A series of unfortunate events …as sell-offs are sustained The heightened uncertainty in the Nigerian financial markets in the past month, resulted in a series...
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New Currency Futures Rates point to possible weakening of the naira

For the first time since April 2017, Naira Settled FX currency futures open interest surpassed the 4,000 contracts mark on May 28th, 2018, after...

Deal: Standard Bank pays N61 billion to Mahtani Brothers for additional stake in Stanbic...

Standard Bank Group the parent company of Stanbic IBTC has announced a further acquisition of 1,141,191,943 of its Nigerian Subsidiary. This represents an 11.35% jump in...

Before and after: 10 metrics that has defined Buharinomics

The Buhari years are almost over, well, that’s if he does not win a re-election come 2018, which we won’t bet against. Since taking the...

George Soros explains why devaluation is on the cards for emerging markets like Nigeria

Billionaire Investor George Soros has said that the strong dollar and the termination of the Iran Nuclear deal by the United States, is a...

This is the fastest growing fund manager in Nigeria

Fund managers in Nigeria grew mutual fund asset value by an average of 89.71% in 2017, according to research conducted by Quantitative Financial Analytics....
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Stocks to watch this week 28th May 2018

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has been bearish in the last three weeks and this week may not be an exception. Trading will take...
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These stocks made good money for investors last week

This week was another bearish one on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) as the All Share Index depreciated by 2.84% to close the week...

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Weak Auction Results Dampen Bond Market Outlook Framework for $2.5bn China currency swap coming next week— CBN KEY INDICATORS Inflation 12.48% Declined by 0.86% in April from 13.34% in...
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Reasons behind the Fitch B+ rating for Nigeria

Rating agency Fitch yesterday released a Sovereign Rating report on Nigeria. The agency maintained its Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating at B+. A sovereign...
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