Barton Heyman

January 26, 2018

World Update: Oil rises towards $80 on US crude inventory drop, weaker dollar

Oil prices on Thursday hit their highest since December, 2014, pushed up after U.S. crude inventories posted a 10th straight week of declines and as the […]
January 26, 2018

World Update: Diageo profit boosted by Trump tax reform

Guinness-maker Diageo said Thursday that its net profit jumped by a third during its first half, largely thanks to an exceptional gain following US President Donald […]
January 26, 2018

Nigeria Update: SCB urges investors to weigh equities, bond options in 2018

As the global economy is gradually rebounding, with the direction pointing towards reflation for some major economies, Standard Chartered Bank has advised investors to manage downside […]
January 26, 2018

Nigeria Update: Profit taking drags indices down by N156 billion

Price losses have continued to outweigh gains as profit taking takes its toll on the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, causing market capitalisation to […]