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If you’re in your 20s & 30s, here are some ideal investments

It struck me that I have peers who are struggling and confused about how and what to invest in while young, in order to ensure financial security at old age. So, I wrote this article...
treasury bills - fixed income

Difference Between Fixed Deposit and Treasury Bills

Fixed Deposit A Fixed Deposit is a type of short-term financial investments sold by banks to its depositors. A depositor invests in a fixed deposit...
mutual funds

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...
Treasury Bills

Official: Treasury Bills Calendar (Updated 2018 Q4)

Nairametrics| The Central Bank of Nigeria quarterly Treasury Bills Issuance Calendar is released to the public periodically as a guide for investors to know...

Difference Between Interim Dividend and Final Dividend

Companies at the end of a reporting period may choose to declare dividends to its shareholders as part of the distribution of profits that...

How to Know If It’s A Ponzi Scheme

If it is too good to be true then it really isn't true!

Sample letter of application to purchase treasury bills

Going to a bank to apply for a treasury bills purchase can be a very difficult as sometimes. This can be quite frustrating especially...
How To Get Back Unclaimed Dividends & Process e-dividends

How To Get Back Unclaimed Dividends & Process e-dividends

  As an investor in shares it is very likely that you may have come across incidences of unpaid dividends either due to the dividend...
Treasury Bills

Treasury bills calendar for January-February 2019

The Central Bank of Nigeria Published its Treasury Bills program for January-February of 2019, indicating that it plans to raise about ₦1.5 trillion in...
Treasury Bills

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....

How To Compute Capital Gains Tax In Nigeria – Beginners Guide

What is Capital Gains Tax and How do I compute it? Capital Gains Tax is a tax on the profit obtained from disposal or exchange...
How To Get Back Unclaimed Dividends & Process e-dividends

Fixed Deposits or Treasury Bills, Which Is Better?

I have received several emails and calls from my readers asking whether to buy treasury bills or fixed deposits. Whilst, both are very good...

Why Our Result Was Disappointing – Dangote Flour Mills

  Dangote Flour Mills released its 2013 9 months results with the company posting a pre-tax loss of N8.4billion. The results was as disastrous as...
Money hawkers, Naira hawkers

Where to make money from in 2019

The start of a new year is a period of stocktaking and goal setting for many individuals. Living in a developing country like Nigeria means making...

How to validate and claim your unclaimed dividend warrants

This articles explains how you can verify, validate and claim your expired or unclaimed dividends from your registrar. What are dividends?  Dividends are returns paid to shareholders...
Naira currency

If you have N1m today, how would you invest it?

21-year old Ade, was gifted N1m by his rich aunty. He wants to save this to fund his wedding in 10 years. How should he deploy this fund? Find out via the link below...
Top 10 high-yield money market funds that beat inflation in Nigeria

Top 10 high-yield money market funds that beat inflation in Nigeria

Sometimes, the fear of poor stock market performance forces conservative and risk-averse investors to sit on their cash...
A case for investing in dividend stocks

Nigerian Stocks: All The Dividend Declared On The Nigerian Stock Exchange In 2014

As audited accounts start to trickle in companies will propose dividend payments to their shareholders as recommended by their respective board of directors. It...

Frequently Asked Questions: Nigeria’s New Exchange Rate Policy

Flexible Exchange Rate Policy; Frequently Asked Questions.   A new dawn in Nigeria's exchange rate policy was ushered in on Monday June 20th by the Central...
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Best Performing Mutual Funds in Nigeria, Q2 2018

2018 has so far proven that past performance does not guarantee or is not a guarantee for future performance. This has especially been so...
Nigerian stocks March

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

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

Eurobonds in Nigeria: What they are and how to invest in them

eurobonds are bonds that are denominated in a currency other than that of the issuer.
Shares

How Not To Invest In Shares

Meet Bright, the “intrepid" investor  Bright thought it was time to get into the stock market business and decided to open an account with a...
NSE All Share Index

These were the top 10 most profitable firms on the NSE in 2018

The top 10 most profitable companies on the @nsecontact made N1.26 trillion as profit after tax in 2018
Treasury Bills

This is how to bid for the second Treasury Bills Sale of 2019

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is scheduled to hold a Treasury Bills (T-Bills) Primary Market Auction (PMA) on 17th January 2019.
Here's How To Determine Your Net Worth

Here’s How To Determine Your Net Worth

A typical discussion amongst guys during a regular hangout, most especially after a few drinks is on the financial status of successful Nigerians. After...
Managing "emotional returns" in investments is key to staying on track

Here are some 3 investment options you really should consider

Since there are different investment options out there, you need to weigh all your options carefully before laying down a kobo of your hard earned money.
Conglomerate

What is a Conglomerate?

A conglomerate is a large corporation that has a controlling interest in several smaller companies.

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