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Niger Insurance gross premium declines by 48%

Niger Insurance Plc has recorded a reduction in its Gross Premium Written from N8.5 billion in 2017 to N4.4 billion as at the end of its financial year ended December 31, 2018. This represents a 48% reduction. 
Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc appoints new MD/CEO , Wole Onasanya is Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc’s new Executive Director 

Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc appoints new Executive Director 

Wole Onasanya has been appointed as the substantive Executive Director of Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc.
Market interest, Nigeria Weekly Update: A better NPL picture

Nigeria Weekly Update: Naira interest rate and foreign exchange

The Monetary Policy Council (MPC) of the CBN met last week and decided to leave its Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) on hold.
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A case for investing in dividend stocks

This articles explains some of the advantages an investors can get when they invest in dividend stocks from companies quoted on the NSE.
Understanding Derivatives as investment products

Understanding Derivatives as investment products (2)

Options are derivatives that give the buyer the right but not the obligation to either buy or sell the underlying.
How Quidax is Building Africa's Next Billion-Dollar Crypto Startup

How Quidax is Building Africa’s Next Billion-Dollar Crypto Startup

Nairametrics sat down with the CEO of Quidax, Buchi Okoro, to discuss Quidax’s rising reputation in the cryptocurrency space.
Investors lose N713 billion in Nigerian Stock Exchange, Bargain hunting in stock market

Dangote Cement tops worst performing stocks in today’s trading session

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Monday’s trading session in negative territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,650.28 basis points, down by 0.15%.
Academy Press Plc

One of Nigeria’s oldest publishing houses is worth less than a million dollars 

It may surprise you to know that Academy Press Plc, which is one of the oldest and “biggest” publishing houses in the country, is currently valued at less than a million dollars. 
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How Not To Invest In Shares

How Not To Invest In Shares
Transcorp Hotels announces close period ahead of Q3 2019 results

Transcorp Hotels announces close period ahead of Q3 2019 results 

The Board of Directors of Transcorp Hotels Plc has declared a closed period from September 30, 2019.
Access Bank, Scam Alert: Access Bank issues warning to customers over fraudulent acts , Director, West Africa region, IE, Onyekachi Eke, Access Bank lists N30 billion bonds on NSE 

Access Bank lists N30 billion bonds on NSE 

Access Bank Plc has listed N30 billion, 7-Year 15.5% Fixed Rate Subordinated Unsecured Bonds on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
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The Nigerian Stock Exchange ends the week bullish

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Friday’s trading session in positive territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,698.69 basis points, up 1.19%.
Greenwich NSE, Dangote lauds Buhari over Economic Advisory Council Africa’s richest man and President of Dangote Industries Limited, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has lauded the President Muhammadu Buhari over the formation of the Economic Advisory Council (EAC). Dangote commended the president for constituting a council that will advise him on the nation’s economic growth and overall development. He said the move was a proactive one capable of elevating Nigeria’s economy to greater heights. Speaking during the inauguration of the new secretariat of the Chemical and Non-Metallic Products Employers Federation, the billionaire urged the Federal Government to take advantage of the rare opportunity to strengthen the economy and put the country on the path of growth, job creation and competitiveness. https://punchng.com/dangote-hails-buharis-economic-advisory-council/ Dangote also hailed the members of the council calling them tested and respected patriots. According to him, they were independent and ever willing to put the country’s interest first and ahead of themselves. Recall that Nairametrics reported that President Muhammadu Buhari constituted an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) that was disclosed in a press release signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina. https://nairametrics.com/2019/09/16/breaking-buhari-constitutes-new-economic-advisory-council-as-soludo-rewane-make-list/ Those who made the list are Prof Doyin Salami as the chairman, Dr Mohammed Sagagi as Vice-Chairman of the Council and Dr Mohammed Adaya Salisu as the Secretary. Other members are Prof Ode Ojowu, Dr Shehu Yahaya, Dr Iyabo Masha, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, and Mr Bismark Rewane. What you should know: The advisory council will replace the current Economic Management Team (EMT) and will be reporting directly to the President. The Economic Advisory Council will be tasked to advise the President on economic policy matters, including fiscal analysis, economic growth and a range of internal and global economic issues working with the relevant cabinet members and heads of monetary and fiscal agencies. Similarly, the team will have monthly technical sessions as well as scheduled quarterly meetings with the President. However, the Chairman may request unscheduled meetings if the need arises.

Stock Market: 52.5% of firms failed to pay dividend in 2019 

Eighty-seven, out of the 170 quoted companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange failed to pay dividends to their shareholders in 2019.
Revenue Reserves and Dividends, Using Earnings to Select Stocks, Dividends

Understanding Optional Dividends

An optional dividend is a dividend where shareholders have the ability to choose between two or more forms of payment.
NSE, Understanding Derivatives as investment products, MTN, Nestle, Stanbic, others top best H1 dividend stocks , Aso Savings, Evans, Multi-Trex, others in huge financial losses over compliance fines, ABC Transport , What the NSE’s amended pricing methodology is expected to accomplish  

The stock market ends Thursday’s trading session in negative territory

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Thursday’s trading session in negative territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,646.15 basis points, down by 0.13%. Year to date, the index is down by 12.04%.
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International Breweries seeks capital raise through rights issue 

The Board of Directors of International Breweries has finalised plans to raise capital for the firm through a rights issue. 
International Investor, Here’s the easiest way to invest in your future 

Managing “emotional returns” in investments is key to staying on track

Let’s examine the recent performance of a couple of different asset classes in recent times to demonstrate the importance of managing emotional returns in investments...
NSE, Understanding Derivatives as investment products, MTN, Nestle, Stanbic, others top best H1 dividend stocks , Aso Savings, Evans, Multi-Trex, others in huge financial losses over compliance fines, ABC Transport , What the NSE’s amended pricing methodology is expected to accomplish  

The Nigerian stock market trades bullish on Wednesday

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Wednesday’s trading session in positive territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,681.61 basis points, up by 1%.
NSE Market Data, NSE records total transactions of N121.99 billion in August 

NSE’s trades hit N121.99 billion in August 

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), as at Friday, August 30, 2019, recorded total transactions of N121.99 billion
Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE CEO Oscar Onyema, NSE Graduate Trainee Programme, NSE, VAT, Financial market data gulps $28.5 billion from stakeholders, says NSE , NSE lifts R.T. Briscoe’s shares suspension , NSE lifts suspension on Guinea Insurance’s, Niger Insurance’s shares , v

NSE lifts R.T. Briscoe’s shares suspension 

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has lifted the suspension it placed on the shares of R.T. Briscoe Nigeria Plc today, September 18, 2019. 
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Beginners’ Guide: How to compute capital gains tax in Nigeria

Beginners' Guide: How to compute capital gains tax in Nigeria
Here's How To Determine Your Net Worth

Here’s How To Determine Your Net Worth

Here's How To Determine Your Net Worth
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Airtel tops worst performing stocks in today’s trading session

The NSE ended Tuesday’s trading session in negative territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,407.04 basis points, down 0.61%.
Trans-Nationwide Express Plc

With $1 million, a delivery startup could acquire Trans-Nationwide Express Plc 

It may even interest you to know that out of the 170 companies on the Nigerian bourse, only about six of them account for as much as 68% of the entire market capitalisation of the NSE.
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How to use profits to determine what stock to buy

The P/E ratio divides a stock’s share price by its earning per share to come up with a value that represents how much investors are willing to shell out for each naira of a company’s earnings.
How a Nigerian can invest on Singapore Stock Exchange

How a Nigerian can invest on Singapore Stock Exchange

Singapore is one of the countries with the most developed financial and trade sectors in the world, and in this article i will be looking at how a Nigerian can invest in its Stock Exchange
Nigerian Stock Stock

The stock market begins the week bearish

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Monday’s trading session in negative territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,574.32 basis points, up 0.74%.
Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE CEO Oscar Onyema, NSE Graduate Trainee Programme, NSE, VAT, Financial market data gulps $28.5 billion from stakeholders, says NSE , NSE lifts R.T. Briscoe’s shares suspension , NSE lifts suspension on Guinea Insurance’s, Niger Insurance’s shares , v

Financial market data gulps $28.5 billion from stakeholders – NSE 

The total spending of stakeholders on all financial market data, analysis and news, has gulped not less than $28.5 billion so far.
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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

Nigerian Banks stocks are bleeding but these two banks are soaring

Two banking stocks, in particular, are posting double-digit growth in their stock prices this year to date.