Lafarge, Nigeria investment outlook

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.
Nigerian stocks, Buy Sell Hold

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.
Cinema in Nigeria, Nollywood movies

Nigerians spent over N600 million at the cinemas in December 2018

Nigerians may have an immense love for the cinemas, going by statistics from the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) website.
Nigerian Breweries Plc

This blue chip stock has hit a 5 year low

Yesterday, Nigerian Breweries hit a 5 year low of N78.3 per share in the first trading session in 2019.
business lessons

Don’t start work in 2019 without noting these important lessons

2018 — another year has gone by. The seconds have ticked into minutes, and minutes rolled into hours, and hours to days, days turn to months, and this year is finally at its end.
Inflation, private sector loans, NBS

VAT revenue may have hit 4 year high in 2018

This marks a N91 billion increase from the N717 billion collected in the first three quarters of 2017.
Nigerian musicians, burna boy, wizkid, davido

Nigerian musicians make over N1 billion in December EOYP 

As corporate Nigeria ushers in 2019, it’s back to business in earnest. In an election year full of uncertainty.
Nigerian Stock Exchange demutualisation bill

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...
2019, general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari

What President Buhari said in his 2019 new year’s day speech

It is my utmost pleasure to rejoice with all Nigerians as we enter the year 2019, which will be a very significant one for our country.
Stocks to watch

These stocks should be on your watchlist in the first week of 2019

Stocks to watch comprises the top gainers and losers of the prior week, as well as those that released results after trading hours or have corporate actions.

Corporate Actions: A multi billion loss and an exit

Corporate actions are decisions taken by companies’ boards of directors or management teams, that could have impacts on the firms themselves or shareholders.
National Financial Inclusion Strategy

CBN deploys consumer complaint management system, gives guidelines to banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has announced the deployment of its Consumer Complaint Management System which is also known as CCMS.

Nigerian Stock Exchange expels 35 stockbroking firms

The Nigerian Stock Exchange has expelled 35 stockbroking firms. The exchange disclosed this in a notice published in today's edition of the Punch newspapers. The...
Nigerian stocks, Buy Sell Hold

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.
NSE, Nigerian stocks, Nigerian stock exchange

NSE sheds some of its Xmas gains

The Nigerian Stock Exchange shed some of the huge gains made on Monday’s trading session. The All Share Index closed at 31,692.63 basis points,...

Zenith Bank leads 9M 2018 profit race

Nigeria’s mainstream commercial banks made a total of N648 billion in the nine months ended September 30, 2018.

The Christmas rally may have begun on the NSE

The Christmas rally may have begun today as the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended today’s trading session on a very positive note. The All Share Index closed at 31,967.01 points,...
Everyday Money Matters, EMM 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.
Shopping on a budget

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
Abbey Mortgage Bank Plc

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.
Stocks to watch

Two banks to watch this week

Stocks to watch this week comprises the top gainers and losers of the prior week.
Diamond Bank, Access Bank, Consolidation, Merger

Is this proof that Access and Diamond Bank broke the disclosure rules?

Diamond Bank and Access Bank were expected to inform shareholders and the investing community about this transaction considering that rumours had started circling.

Corporate Actions: A merger in the works and 5 new MDs

Corporate actions are decisions taken by companies’ boards of directors or management teams, that could have an impact on the firms themselves or shareholders. Examples...
Gainers and Losers

Diamond Bank leads top gainers for the week

The Nigerian Stock Exchange closed in the positive territory this week.
C&I Leasing Plc, Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, Suspension

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,
Nigerian stocks, Buy Sell Hold

It’s time to SELL your Livestock Feeds shares

Buy/Sell/Hold is selected from the top gainers and losers of the previous week.
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Tracker: Nigeria’s External Reserve now at $43.08billion as at 20th December 2018

Nigeria's External Reserve was $43,084,864,561 as at December 20th, 2018.
Nigerian Stock Exchange - nairamerics

Nigerian Stock Market Gainers and Losers (Updated 12/20/2018)

Nigerian stocks closed trading on a positive note as the all share index rose by 0.32%.
Access Merger deal

Access buys Diamond for its Carats

Whilst the press release describe this transaction as a merger, it is rather clear that Access is buying Diamond. However, what is still not clear to me is, who really got the better deal.