Barton Heyman

October 6, 2017

World Update: Ericsson says mobile broadband boosts global GDP by 2.8%

As mobile broadband penetration increases by 10%, it causes a 0.6% to 2.8% rise in gross domestic product (GDP).This is according to Ericsson’s report titled “How […]
October 6, 2017

Nigeria Update: Dangote Cement, Nestle, others lift NSE indices by N143b

Following price gains recorded by virtually all the blue chip stocks, especially Dangote Cement, and Nestle, equity transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), closed upbeat […]
October 6, 2017

Africa Update: Hilton Launches Africa Growth Initiative

Hilto has committed a total of $50 million over the next five years towards the Hilton Africa Growth Initiative to support the continued expansion of its […]
October 6, 2017

Africa Update: Kenya central bank extends sale of two-year and 10-year Treasury bonds

Kenya’s central bank invited bids on Tuesday for two-year and 10-year Treasury bonds worth 13 billion shillings ($126 million) in a tap sale. The bank said […]