Barton Heyman

October 13, 2017

World Update: Pound jumps versus dollar on report UK may get 2-year Brexit extension

The British pound erased earlier losses against the dollar on Thursday after a German newspaper Handelsblatt reported the United Kingdom could stay in the European Union for another […]
October 13, 2017

Nigeria Update: Fidelity Bank sells $400m bonds with 10.75% yield

Fidelity Bank Plc sold the highest-yielding Eurobond from emerging markets this year, joining a rush for issuance before higher United States interest rates push up borrowing […]
October 13, 2017

Africa Update: Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth forecast loses ‘steam’

The Sub-Saharan African economy would retain its growth expectations, but not at the pace earlier forecast by the World Bank Group in April.According to its latest […]
October 13, 2017

Nigeria Update: Pension fund assets rise by N862bn

The latest report on the Nigerian pension fund administration, which was released on Thursday by the National Bureau of Statistics and the National Pension Commission, indicated […]