Barton Heyman

December 6, 2018

Africa Update: South Africa exits recession as govt eyes 2019 polls

South Africa broke free of recession on Tuesday when it reported GDP growth of 2.2 percent for the third quarter, the statistics authority said, marking a […]
December 6, 2018

World Update: World Bank promises $200 bn in 2021-25 climate cash

The World Bank on Monday unveiled $200 billion in climate action investment for 2021-25, adding this amounts to a doubling of its current five-year funding. The […]
December 6, 2018

Nigeria Update: Bargain-hunting in blue-chip stocks pushes stock market index by 0.5%

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) posted 0.47 per cent gain, yesterday extending positive sentiment to two consecutive trading days on buying interest in high-capitalised stocks, especially […]
December 6, 2018

Nigeria Update: Year-end rally lifts NSE indices by N129 billion

There has been an unprecedented rally on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), as indices appreciated by N129 billion in two trading days. […]