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3 things critics of Dangote won’t like about Dangote Cement’s latest results.

Nigerian Billionaire and Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote has a lot of admirers and he inspires many in the corporate world. However, he also...
First-Bank

2017 Results: FBN Holdings reports massive 178% increase in profits

FBN Holdings today released its financial statements for the year ended December 2017. Here are the key highlights of the results; Revenue The bank reported Gross Earnings...

All the reasons why Nigeria Breweries is a “HOLD”

STANBICIBTC Stockbrokers: Nigerian Breweries released 1Q18 results that were largely in line with Heineken’s trading update, which reported a high single digit volume decline...
SEC Acting MD, Mary Uduk

SEC extends amnesty for fictitious investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has advised all 'fictitious investors' in the country to come forward and claim their shares/dividends, as well as regularise their...

These are what your pension contributions are used for

Ever wonder where your pension fund contributions are invested? Before we get to that, let’s share some interesting data about Nigeria’s pension industry. Data from...

Watch out for these stocks during this week’s trading session

April has been a largely bearish month for the equities market, with the NSE All Share Index down by 1.66% month to date. Here...

These stocks made money for investors last week

This week was a bearish one as the NSE All-Share Index and Market Capitalization depreciated by 0.28% to close the week at 40,814.89 bps...
Mutual funds

These are the best performing mutual funds for the week ended April 6, 2018

Data from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website shows the Net Asset Value (NAV) of mutual funds increased by 2.49% from N529 billion for the week ended March 29, 2018 to N542 billion for the week ended April 6, 2018. Equity and money market funds delivered largely negative returns, while bond and fixed income […]

These are “JIJO” stocks; avoid them if you can

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (ASI) in the past few weeks has been bearish. Year to date gains has since dropped to...
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These 3 dividend stocks have always been on point

Stock Picks| It’s still the earnings season and we expect to see more companies release their first-quarter results for 2018. First quarter results, though premature,...
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4 hot stocks to either Buy, Sell or Hold this week.

These are the stocks on our Buy Sell or Hold list for the week ending April 21, 2018. May & Baker Nigeria Plc - HOLD Latest...
Oscar Onyema

Portfolio watch; NSE just fined these 38 companies!

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has fined about 38 companies the sum of ₦433 million for their failure to adhere to the minimum listing standards as regards the...
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Bottom Line: Honeywell smells really good but….

Two years ago, Honeywell was facing a financial crisis, the type it had not faced in recent times. It reported a loss of N3...

Stocks to watch this week 16th April 2018

The Nigerian Stock Exchange closed up marginally by 0.21% last week. Here are a few stocks we have on our watch list for this...

Oando Plc up 15.19% this week after lifting of suspension

The Nigerian Stock Exchange All Share Index this week gained 0.21% to close at 40,928.70 basis points. Year to date, the index is up...

Forte Oil releases Q1 2018 results

Forte Oil Plc today released its financial statements for the first quarter ended March 2018. Revenue increased from ₦33 billion in 2017 to ₦39...
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‘Upset’ Adeosun names Uduk as new SEC DG, redeploys Zubair over Oando Gaffe

The Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun has named Ms. Mary Uduk as the new Acting Director General of the Security and Exchange Commission and redeployed...
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This is the best Mutual Fund in Nigeria this year so far

Data from the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) says there are 73 Mutual Funds in the country as at March 29, 2018. The Mutual Funds...
Seplat Petroleum

Seplat Petroleum may pay interim dividend

From all indications, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc is set to pay interim dividends to its shareholders. A letter, which was sent yesterday to notify the NSE...

How Investors could benefit from Buhari’s second term bid

While the President’s admission of his intent to run in the 2019 elections could be a cause for concern to investors, there could be...
OSCAR ONYEMA

Nigerian Stock Exchange Clarifies Oando Flip-flops and Lifts suspension again

The Nigerian Stock Exchange has issued a press release clarifying the lifting of the suspension of trading of Oando shares,which was further suspended again...

Confusion as NSE again places Oando Plc shares on suspension

Investors and other stakeholders in the Nigerian capital markets have been left askance as the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has again placed Oando Plc...

FG lists N100 billion Sukuk Bond on FMDQ OTC

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) through the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Debt Management Office (DMO), again demonstrated its unrelenting commitment to...

The investment risks associated with Buhari running for Presidency again

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari declared on Monday that he intends to run for the presidency again come 2019. Shortly after the news, the stock...
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Analysts at ARM selected these two as their stock picks for the week

It's stock pick Wednesday at Nairametrics and as usual, we bring to you a selection of stocks from a pool of investment analysts, stockbrokers,...

Stock Market bounces back after Buhari Dump

The Nigerian Stock market on Tuesday after a bearish Monday largely attributed to the announcement by President Buhari that he will contest a reelection....

Make Money: How to buy the next FGN Savings Bonds

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced details of the new issue of its FGN Savings Bond Offer. The Debt Management Officer, which issued the...

Nigerian Stock Exchange may have adjusted the ₦0.01 floor

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) may have moved the ₦0.01 floor if reports by The Nation newspapers are authentic.  A price floor is the minimum...

Watch out for these stocks this week!

The equities market closed down 1.68% last week, continuing the bearish pattern witnessed in the last two weeks. FCMB Group leads our list of...

Investors made money from these stocks last week

April opened on a bearish note as the NSE All-Share Index and Market Capitalization depreciated by 1.60% to close the week at 40,841.14 and...