Barton Heyman

July 9, 2018

Nigeria Update: FMDQ Market Report

Commentary on the foreign exchange (FX) market with data for the week-ended July 6, 2018.  ▪ The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) intervened through its periodic […]
July 6, 2018

Africa Update: Watchdog finds that South Africans are paying too much for private healthcare, here’s why…

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africans are paying too much for private healthcare, the country’s antitrust watchdog said on Thursday, adding patients are sometimes prescribed treatments they […]
July 6, 2018

Nigeria Update: Nigeria debt service burden jumps to N2trn in 2018

Nigeria debt service burden appears to be worsening as budget office estimates an increase of around N340 billion in debt servicing cost this year. This year, […]
July 6, 2018

World Update: Tokyo stocks close lower as US tariff deadline looms

Tokyo stocks closed at three-month lows Thursday on investor jitters a day before a US deadline to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. The key Nikkei 225 […]