NSE: Investors devise survival strategies

By TESLIM SHITTA-BEY As the Nigerian All Shares Index (ASI) scrapes past a downward slanting tunnel, a growing number of investors in the local stock market have started to rebalance their equity portfolios. Investors who have largely been exposed to fast moving consumer goods industries (FMCG’s) are beginning to redirect scarce cash to banking sector More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, August 5th, 2018
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Stocks: Investors scout for hidden value as market turns bearish

By TESLIM SHITTA-BEY As Nigeria’s Stock Exchange’s All Shares Index (ASI) dips below a year-to-date yield of zero per cent (-4.58 per cent at the close of the previous week’s business on Friday), a More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Population crisis: Nigeria Analysts raise Alarm

Against increasing concerns about exploding population figures, Nigerian economists, in growing numbers, are raising their voices over an impending tragedy if the current growth rate of 3 per cent per annum is not More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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Stocks: Investors search for locked value

By TESLIM SHITTA-BEY As the Nigerian Stock Exchange’s All Shares Index (ASI) dips below a year-to-date yield of below 5 per cent (3.01 per cent at the close of the previous week) a growing number of investors More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Four Charts and two theories: Explaining Nigeria’s economic dilemma

Godwin Emefiele, the usually taciturn Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), governor smugly remarked that the country could not afford an interest rate reduction because the economy was still fragile and that it was in More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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The market has been on its knees, but darkness ends now…Kayode Okunola

Kayode Okunola takes his stocking broking knowledge seriously, no more so than in these times of crippling recession when listed companies seem to be dropping market values like nine pins. Nevertheless, despite More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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The market has been on its knees, but darkness ends now – Kayode Okunola

Kayode Okunola takes his stocking broking knowledge seriously, no more so than in these times of crippling recession when listed companies seem to be dropping market values like nine pins. Nevertheless, despite More...

By Vera Olubi On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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We are all T-bill junkies now

Treasury Bills (government IOU’s) used to be obscure creatures small and fragile, hiding in the deeper recess of the economy. Indeed, as recently as the year 2000 the total value of T-Bills in issue was N898.3 More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Lafarge –Africa: Jumping a ditch

TESLIM SHITTA-BEY |   With the onset of recession last year several companies got punched and bloodied none so fiercely as those in the construction sector. Between 2015 and 2017 Nigeria’s construction industry More...