Barton Heyman

October 30, 2017

Africa Update: Kenya financial markets calm on first day of trading after polls

Kenya’s financial markets were calm on Friday when trading resumed after a two-day presidential re-run break in what traders said was investors waiting for the vote […]
October 30, 2017

Africa Update: Mixed results for Ghana’s historic energy bond sale

Managers of the country’s historic energy bond sale could not raise the entire amount for the offer, a summary of the tender results sighted by JoyBusiness […]
October 30, 2017

Nigeria Update: CBN rules out naira fall as external reserves hit $34bn

The nation’s external reserves have hit $34bn from $33.6bn attained on October 25, the Central Bank of Nigeria has stated. The reserves have been appreciating very […]
October 30, 2017

Nigeria Update: IMF wants Nigeria to stop tax holidays

The International Monetary Fund has advised the Federal Government to urgently revisit tax holidays and exemptions given to companies. It specifically urged Nigeria to implement a […]