Barton Heyman

December 11, 2017

World Update: Bitcoin futures launch sparks excitement, warnings

Bitcoin makes its debut on a major exchange Sunday, a milestone for the digital currency that has some investors excited but others nervous. The Cboe Futures […]
December 11, 2017

Nigeria Update: US import of Nigerian crude hits four-year high

For the first time in more than four years, the United States’ monthly import of Nigerian crude oil rose to 12.29 million barrels in August, the […]
December 11, 2017

Nigeria Update: Financial stocks dominate deals on Exchange

The financial services industry (measured by volume) dominated the activity chart at the end of last week’s transactions on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock […]
December 8, 2017

Africa Update: Treasury comments on Steinhoff, backs FSB’s investigation

The Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, notes with grave concern the statement by Steinhoff International Holdings N.V., on Tuesday evening, with regard to accounting irregularities in […]