Barton Heyman

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 […]
October 13, 2017

Africa Update: South Africa’s rand hits 2-week high after court rules Zuma can face corruption charges

South Africa’s rand climbed to its firmest level in two weeks, driven higher by a court ruling on Friday that upheld corruption charges against President Jacob […]