Barton Heyman

November 3, 2017

Nigeria Update: NB, International Breweries, others lead N3b stock market loss

Despite price gains outweighing losses, equity transactions on the stock market closed on a downward note yesterday, as major highly capitalised stocks, especially Nigerian Breweries (NB), […]
November 2, 2017

Africa Update: South Africans will pay VAT of 14% on wholewheat bread

Consumers can expect to feel the pinch once the proposed scrapping of VAT zero rating on certain categories of bread which previously qualified as brown bread. […]
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 […]