Barton Heyman

November 2, 2017

Africa Update: IMF lowers forecast for Rwanda’s 2017 GDP growth from 6.2% to 5.2%

The International Monetary Fund issued a revised forecast for Rwanda’s gross domestic product this year, lowering its projected growth from 6.2 percent to 5.2 percent. “We […]
November 2, 2017

World Update: Trump passes over ‘excellent’ Yellen after just one term at Fed

President Donald Trump is ending Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s leadership of the U.S. central bank after just one term at the helm of the institution […]
November 2, 2017

Nigeria Update: UN financial inclusion advocate, Queen Maxima assures CBN of support

The United Nations (UN) has assured the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) of its support to reduce the number of financially excluded persons from 41.6 per […]
November 2, 2017

Nigeria Update: NSE indices sustain rising profile, up by N72 billion

Equity transactions on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), continued in upbeat yesterday, as more blue chip stocks join the league of gainers, […]