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BOOM! Zenith Bank hits one year high – Nigerian Stocks 14/6/2017

BOOM! Zenith Bank hits one year high – Nigerian Stocks 14/6/2017

Daily performance of the Nigerian Stock Exchange for the trading day ended 14th June 2017. Nigerian stocks closed trading on a positive note as the...


5 reasons why the CBN may not meet its 11% inflation target

5 reasons why the CBN may not meet its 11% inflation target

Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele speaking at a hearing organized by the Senate, said the CBN was targeting 11% inflation rate by year end....


Official: Treasury Bills Calendar For 2017 (Q1-Q3)

Official: Treasury Bills Calendar For 2017 (Q1-Q3)

Nairametrics| The Central Bank of Nigeria has released its 2017 first & second quarter Treasury Bills Issuance Calendar. See below; 3rd Quarter of 2017...



Nigerian Stocks 13/6/2017

Nigerian Stocks 13/6/2017

Daily performance of the Nigerian Stock Exchange for the trading day ended 13th June 2017. Nigerian stocks closed trading on a negative note as the...


Nigerian Stocks 12/6/2017: Stocks close lower as Ashaka Cement Pops

Nigerian Stocks 12/6/2017: Stocks close lower as Ashaka Cement Pops

Daily performance of the Nigerian Stock Exchange for the trading day ended 12th June 2017. Nigerian stocks closed trading on a negative note as the...


Nigerian Stocks 9/6/2017: Forte Oil gains 36% in three days

Nigerian Stocks 9/6/2017: Forte Oil gains 36% in three days

Daily performance of the Nigerian Stock Exchange for the trading day ended 9th June 2017. Nigerian stocks closed trading on a positive note as the...


Nigerian Stocks 8/6/2017: Seplat Pops 10%

Nigerian Stocks 8/6/2017: Seplat Pops 10%

Daily performance of the Nigerian Stock Exchange for the trading day ended 8th June 2017. Nigerian stocks closed trading on a positive note as the...


Nigerian Stocks 7/6/2017 – Forte Oil Breaks Past N50

Nigerian Stocks 7/6/2017 – Forte Oil Breaks Past N50

Daily performance of the Nigerian Stock Exchange for the trading day ended 7th June 2017. Nigerian stocks closed trading on a positive note as the...


Nigerian Stock Market Gainers and Losers  (7/06/2017)

Nigerian Stock Market Gainers and Losers (7/06/2017)

All share index rose by 1.88% as trading closed on a positive...


It’s over!! 9 day rally gives way to profit taking in the Nigerian Stock Exchange

It’s over!! 9 day rally gives way to profit taking in the Nigerian Stock Exchange

On Business Express today, the popular radio show on Smooth 98.1FM in Lagos, Rotus, the show host asked his guest Dolapo Ashiru when he...


Are you investing? FGN Savings Bond sale for June is here (see details)

Are you investing? FGN Savings Bond sale for June is here (see details)

Please find attached June 2017 FGN Savings Bond Offer Circular as published by the Debt Management Office (DMO). Summary of June 2017 Offer 2-Year FGN Savings...


MCSI Index re-balancing could inject steroids into an already charged Nigerian stock market

MCSI Index re-balancing could inject steroids into an already charged Nigerian stock market

Rebalancing  of the Morgan Stanley emerging market index could have a positive effect on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) this week. The All Share...


Nigerian Stocks: The bulls and bears of Monday June 5th 2017

Nigerian Stocks: The bulls and bears of Monday June 5th 2017

Consolidating on the massive gains recorded in the previous trading session, the NSE All-Share Index advanced by 3.85% to 32578.38 pts at the end...


Nigerian Treasury Bills Tracker (Updated June 2, 2017)

Nigerian Treasury Bills Tracker (Updated June 2, 2017)

This is an up to date breakdown of treasury bills sales made by the Central Bank of Nigeria since 2017. This tracker also shows...


There is something fishy going on with Nigerian Treasury Bills market

There is something fishy going on with Nigerian Treasury Bills market

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday released results of its latest treasury bills auction. As has been the case for weeks, it was...


Top 5 stocks in Nigeria based on YTD return; how they made it

Top 5 stocks in Nigeria based on YTD return; how they made it

The Nigerian stock market has been on a roll since the introduction of the forex window for investors and exporters back in April this...


Stanbic IBTC Money market fund suffers highest weekly outflow since 2009

Stanbic IBTC Money market fund suffers highest weekly outflow since 2009

IBTC money market fund— Nigeria’s largest fund by assets, with N102.2 billion in assets as at May 5th, 2017—saw N9.7 billion in outflows over...


Why Fidson may acquire May and Baker

Why Fidson may acquire May and Baker

Nairametrics| Though the Nigerian Stock Exchange has witnessed an uptick, stocks in the healthcare sector have typically being laggards. The pharmaceutical sector in particular...


Outstanding shares of all companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

Outstanding shares of all companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

The table below is the list of all the quoted companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange as at April 30, 2017 and their...


INVESTING TIPS – When to Buy or Sell Stocks

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...


Billions made as Nigerian stock market post best week since Buhari won election

Billions made as Nigerian stock market post best week since Buhari won election

The Nigerian All Share Index capped the week ended May 12 with one of the best runs we have seen in over 2...


What SEC says will happen to those who buy shares with false names

What SEC says will happen to those who buy shares with false names

Nairametrics| The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has given a six month grace period to individuals who made illegal subscriptions of shares. After the...


How to invest in treasury bills even if you don’t have N50 million

How to invest in treasury bills even if you don’t have N50 million

Nairametrics| The Federal Government in March increased the minimum amount required to partake in its biweekly treasury bills auction from N10,000 to N50 million....


Flash: May 2017 FGN Savings Bond offered at higher interest

Flash: May 2017 FGN Savings Bond offered at higher interest

Nairametrics| The Debt Management Office has announced a new round of FGN Savings Bond set for May 8 2017 and will close May 12...


Stanbic IBTC tops list of Nigeria’s largest mutual funds by AUM; See others

Stanbic IBTC tops list of Nigeria’s largest mutual funds by AUM; See others

Nairametrics| Stanbic IBTC Asset Management has grown its assets by about 24% in the first quarter of 2017 to cement its position as Nigeria’s...


Nigeria sells 1 year treasury bills at 18.8% interest (23% in true yield)

Nigeria sells 1 year treasury bills at 18.8% interest (23% in true yield)

Nairametrics| The Nigerian Government via the CBN has sold treasury bills worth over N242 billion in 90 days, 182 days and 364 day auctions...


Nigerian Stocks: Will the 5 day winning streak fizzle out soon?

Nigerian Stocks: Will the 5 day winning streak fizzle out soon?

Nairametrics| The Nigerian Stock Exchange closed the week ending May 5th 2017 on a winning streak as the bulls continue to secure wins in...


Why The NSE Wants More Transparent Funds And REITS

Why The NSE Wants More Transparent Funds And REITS

Nairametrics| The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) recently issued amended guidelines for Closed-End Funds and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT). They are now to submit...


Alert: Presco Plc Post 772% Growth In Profits (2016 FY Result)

Alert: Presco Plc Post 772% Growth In Profits (2016 FY Result)

Presco Plc today released audited results for the financial year ended 31 December 2016 Revenue N’000 FY 2016| N15,716,198 FY 2015| N10,448,353 %age change|50% Profit...


SEC Says You Have Till June 30 To Use This Portal To Claim Back Lost Dividends

SEC Says You Have Till June 30 To Use This Portal To Claim Back Lost Dividends

Nairametrics| The Security and Exchange Commission has published a portal where investors in equities can search for their dividend status. Here is an excerpt...