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Investing & Gambling: Differences and Where They Intersect

Investing & Gambling: Differences and Where They Intersect
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10 Actions That Can Make You a Successful Investor

There is no one route to becoming a successful investor. In fact most investors will tell you different stories containing contrasting investment strategies, multiple...
Pension plan participation among Nigerians increases

Millennials’ silence towards pension is a great concern

Millennials' silence towards pension is a great concern
Mutual Funds

The State of the Nigerian Mutual Funds Industry

Though mutual funds are not as popular in Nigeria as stocks, a sizable number of investors keep purchasing them instead of individual stocks.
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Pension Fund Assets hits N9.3 trillion as investment in FGN securities drops

The latest report released by the National Pension Commission (PenCom) shows that Nigeria's Pension Fund assets in June 2019 hit N9.32 trillion. There was an increase of N294.9 billion within the space of three months
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These poor investment decisions has ruined lives

On this blog, we preach a lot about investing. It is a habit everyone must inculcate and nurture as route to financial freedom. However, investing can also lead to financial ruin if
Money market fund investments

Understanding Mutual Fund Liquidity and Redemption Penalty

What are the best and trusted foreign currency denominated mutual funds that offer good returns with low minimum withholding period?
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Understanding Mutual Fund Fees: Management Fee

Understanding Mutual Fund Fees: Management Fee #MutualFund
Learn about expense ratio

Find out how much fee your fund manager charges

Find out how much fee your fund manager charges
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How to choose between investing in bond funds, money market funds or savings bonds

How to choose between investing in bond funds, money market funds or savings bonds
Mutual Funds

Pay attention to this when you want to choose the right Mutual Fund

Pay attention to this when you want to choose the right Mutual Fund
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How to avoid borrowing to pay school fees

How to avoid borrowing to pay school fees
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How To Choose Whether To Buy A Car or Rent An Apartment

How To Choose Whether To Buy A Car or Rent An Apartment
Mutual Funds

Financial Expert explains why you should really consider mutual funds now

Popular financial expert, Kalu Aja, recently took to his Twitter page to explain why investing in mutual funds are beneficial.
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The Pain and Gain of Money Market Fund Investment

There is no doubt that Nigerians are in love with money market mutual funds considering the size of money market funds in relation to the entire mutual funds in Nigeria.
Money market fund investments

Understanding Mutual Fund Fees: Miscellaneous Fees

In my first article on the issue of understanding mutual fund fees, I expounded on what management fee is, how to calculate it and how to reduce the burden by negotiating better rates if you are in a position to do so.
Mutual Funds, debt service

Nigeria’s Asset to GDP Ratio Is low despite rise in Mutual Fund value

As Nigeria's mutual fund asset value keeps trending towards the trillion-naira mark, data has shown that the country still ranks low in mutual fund to GDP ratio when compared to other countries.
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What you should always look out for in a Mutual Fund

In what seems to have become a custom, I received yet another email from one of my readers, asking me what money market fund I would recommend for a newbie.
Money market fund investments

Money market funds record highest investment of N563.9 billion

Money market fund has recorded the highest investment of N563.9 billion as the value of mutual fund investments hit N746.5 billion at the end of May 2019.
Money market fund investments

INSIGHT: Why you really should consider investing in mutual fund today

A Mutual Fund is a Trust or Company that pools money from many investors and invests in a specified class of securities such as stocks, bonds, real estate or a balanced mix of asset classes.
Treasury Bills, CBN

A Quiet Trading Session as Primary Market T-Bills Auction Takes Centre Stage

Welcome to Nairametrics‘ summary of the daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from trading sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills and Bonds. This is brought to you by Zedcrest.
NSE records 18.18% decline in banks' market capitalisation

Daily updates on bonds, treasury bills, forex, and oil price

Welcome to Nairametrics‘ summary of the daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from trading sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills and Bonds. This is brought to you by Zedcrest.
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Market/Economic Insight (Monday June 3rd to Friday June 7th 2019)

The performance of the Nigerian Equity Market remained bearish last week with the index (NSE ASI) trending downward by 2.05% WTD to close at an index level of 30,432.13 and Market capitalization of N13.40 trillion.
Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority

What NSIA’s FY 2018 results has taught us about investment strategy

Not too long ago, the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), announced its results for the 2018 financial year.
NSE records 18.18% decline in banks' market capitalisation

Market Update: Rebound in Global Oil Prices Fuel Rally for Nigerian Eurobonds

Welcome to Nairametrics‘ summary of the daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from trading sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills and Bonds. This is brought to you by Zedcrest.
Businessman makes a strong case against equity investment

Businessman makes a strong case against equity investment

Nigerian entrepreneur and business leader, Dr. Tayo Oyedeji, recently made a strong case against equity investment. According to him, not only are stocks riskier to invest in, good returns on investment cannot always be guaranteed compared to other diversified forms of investments.
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CBN’s Wholesale FX Auction Pressures Money Market Rates Higher

Welcome to Nairametrics‘ summary of the daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from trading sessions and key statistics from the money market. This is brought to you by Zedcrest.
Top 10 high-yield money market funds that beat inflation in Nigeria

Fixed Income Market Monitor (May 20th-24th 2019)

The money market rate increased last week as the Overnight rate (OVN) and Open Buy Back (OBB) rose to 12.00% and 11.14% from 5.29% and 4.57% last week.
Treasury Bills, CBN

Daily Update: T-Bills Market turns bearish as CBN resumes OMO sales

Welcome to Nairametrics‘ summary of the daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from trading sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills and Bonds. This is brought to you by Zedcrest.
Money market fund investments

ATTENTION: DV Balanced Fund to become a Money Market Fund

Vetiva Asset Management Company has requuested unitholders of DV Balanced Fund to attend a meeting in Lagos on May 28th by 11:00 am.

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FGN Bonds, FG lists N296 billion savings bonds on NSE 

FG lists N296 billion savings bond on NSE 

The Federal Government has listed savings bonds valued at N296 billion on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)
Ecobank Nigeria appoints new officers 

Ecobank Nigeria makes senior management appointments 

Ecobank Nigeria has announced the appointment of 5 new management officers across various levels in the bank. 
World Bank, Focus on lifting people out of poverty - World Bank tells FG 

Focus on lifting people out of poverty – World Bank tells FG 

Focus on lifting people out of poverty - World Bank tells FG