2019: Bulls take fright as market rally loses steam

By TESLIM SHITTA-BEY With the stock market looking drowsy from a fast-paced marathon race last year, bulls seem to have gone into a deep sleep as bears continue to prowl. Year to date yields on the Stock Exchange (NSE) are sputtering like badly manufactured candles as stock prices continue to drop. So far, the All Shares Index (ASI) has seen its yield More...

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By Felix OLOYEDE On Friday, April 27th, 2018
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NSE to host 2018 ASEA conference

Oscar Onyema, NSE CEO The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has emerged the preferred host of the 22nd Annual Conference of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) scheduled to hold November 25-27, 2018, More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Friday, April 27th, 2018
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FBNQuest Merchant Bank posts ₦6.167bn pre-tax profit

Bello Maccido, FBNQuest Merchant Bank chairman FBNQuest Merchant Bank, the investment banking and asset management group of FBN Holdings Plc, has declared a profit before tax (PBT) of ₦6.17 billion for the year More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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MTN proposes $500m IPO- SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday confirmed that MTN Group had finally commenced discussions with the commission on its proposed 500 million dollars Initial Public Offering (IPO). MTN plans More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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The Sterling Bank spreadsheet… an uppity lenders burden

By TESLIM SHITTA-BEY Despite not stirring excitement in recent years, Sterling Bank Plc has run a recession gauntlet and come out looking marvelous. The bank in 2017 grew its gross earnings by slightly under twenty More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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SEC expresses worry over spate of delisting companies

Mary Uduk, acting Director-General, SEC FELIX OLOYEDE The spate of highly capitalised companies delisting from the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) calls for some concern, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Chapel Hill Denham to handle MTN $5.23b listing in Nigeria

South African telecoms firm MTN has appointed Nigerian investment firm Chapel Hill Denham as lead manager for the initial public offering of its Nigerian business in Lagos later this year. MTN plans listing on Nigerian More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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NSE Employees Donate to SOS Children’s Village

L – R: Temitayo Ade-Peters, Team Lead, CSR, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE); Mr. Gboyega Fadowole-Aje, National Fund Development & Communication Coordinator, SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria and Olumide More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Wema Bank: Making hay in cloudy weather

By OKEY ONYENWEAKU Wema Bank Plc, Nigeria’s last surviving indigenous bank, has said that in 2018 it would ride the economy’s growth curve to deliver superior performance to its various stakeholders. Segun Oloketuyi, More...