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Lotus Capital

Lotus Capital’s N1.49 billion fixed income fund gets NSE nod

The NSE has given Lotus Capital Halal Investments Limited clearance to list its 1,486,877 units of Fixed Income Fund at N1,000 each on the memorandum board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)
Naira-Dollars

Why these foreign investors think the Naira will remain stable

Analysts at Franklin Templeton Investments and BlackRock Inc are of the opinion that the Central Bank of Nigeria will be able to keep Naira stable.
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Nigeria’s Mutual Funds AUM crosses N600 Billion

The Nigerian mutual fund industry added an estimated N40 billion in the month of May to push its AUM above N600 billion for the first time in the history of the industry. May was not particularly a good month for the industry.
Oscar Onyema

NSE is committed to mobilising savings for domestic and regional investment

The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Oscar Onyema, has spoken of his organisation's determination to continuously work towards ensuring sustainable...

THE WEEK AHEAD: Dividends, marked downs, results

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...

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...

These funds never lost money in the past 5 years

Warren Buffet has been known to be one of the greatest investors ever. His prowess in stock picking and value investing earned him the...

NSE says its shares will be listed soon

Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Oscar Onyema has disclosed that the demutualisation process initiated by the exchange has reached the final stage of implementation,...
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Books Every Nigerian Investor Must Read

There is a popular saying that goes, “You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people...

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’...

Allianz Group acquires $81 million worth stake in African Reinsurance

Allianz Group has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire an 8% stake in Africa’s leading reinsurer Africa Re. Under the terms of the agreement,...

Full transcript of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2018 Democracy Day broadcast

ADDRESS BY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 2018 DEMOCRACY DAY CELEBRATION, TUESDAY, 29TH MAY, 2018 My Dear...
Mutual funds

Understanding mutual fund cutoff time

I have read some complaints and observations from some mutual fund investors on forums like Nairaland about their mutual fund trading orders either not...

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....

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...

Sukuk is ‘new love’ for Pension funds as total asset value hit N7.9 trillion

Nigerian pension fund assets grew by about 2% in March 2018 to almost N8 trillion, according to data released by the Pension Commission of...
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Do you know how much fee your fund manager charges? How to find...

One of the benefits of investing in mutual funds is that it avails investors the opportunity of their investments being overseen or professionally managed...

THIS WEEK: Markets slid into losses as fear sets in

Results were mixed across the financial markets this week. Equities continued their bearish trend, while yields on treasury bills continue to drop in tandem...

Great week for insurance Stocks and this penny stock led with 30%

This week was a continuation of the bearish trend on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) as the All Share Index closed down 1.34%. Month...

Money questions you must ask in relationship talks

Money revolves around all aspects of human endeavours and is a necessary modality to consider when going into a romantic relationship that will probably...
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These two mutual funds will pay dividends to its investors.

Unlike regular equity securities that pay dividends, mutual funds make or pay distributions. Though the name may differ, the substance is the same. The...

ARM zooms past FSDH to become 3rd largest fund manager by asset

Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM) has overtaken FSDH Asset management as the third largest fund management company in Nigeria by asset. Analysis...

In its latest announcement, Mutual Benefit breaks a major dividend rule

Insurance firm, Mutual Benefits Assurance, late Friday released its financial statements for the year ended December 2017. Gross premium written increased from N12.1 billion in...
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Unilag as a missing piece in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem

While some technology entrepreneurs have stressed that Nigeria does not have a tech ecosystem, this may be unfair to the work done by the...

How to build a profitable Mutual Fund Portfolio

For those who do not have the time or expertise required to do the analysis involved in selecting good stock investments, mutual funds can...
Okechukwu Enelamah

Mutual Fund Investors Flock to Money Market Funds Even as Yield Tumbles

Nigeria’s mutual fund investors are becoming increasingly risk averse as they continue to embrace money market funds inspite of decreasing yield. The yield curve in...
CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele

Here’s why CBN mandated these banks to have ₦15bn collateral each

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made it compulsory for all current and intending settlement banks in the country to have treasury bills...
C and I Leasing Plc senior management during the company's 27th AGM

This stock gained 29% last week

May began on a bearish note on the Nigerian Stock Exchange as the NSE All-Share depreciated by 0.06% to close the week at 41,218.72...

Nigeria and China finalize currency swap deal; The low down explained

Nigeria and China have finalized a currency swap between the reserve banks of both countries. The Peoples Bank of China (PBOC) disclosed this in...

BEWARE: These are the worst penny stocks this year so far

Newbie retail investors have a thing for penny stocks and it is quite understandable. Penny stocks have a very low price per share and...
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