Barton Heyman

December 8, 2017

Nigeria Update: Nestle, Okomu Oil, others lift NSE indices further by N160b

Equity transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), continued in an upward note yesterday, following price gains by major highly capitalised stocks, especially Nestle Plc, as […]
December 8, 2017

World Update: Bitcoin plunges 15% in wild trading

Bitcoin plunged as much as 15 percent to below $14,500 on profit-taking Friday, capping a roller-coaster week that saw the currency hit a series of record […]
December 7, 2017

African Update: Kenya government threatens opposition with ‘treason’ charge

Kenya’s attorney general said Thursday that an opposition plan to have its leader Raila Odinga sworn in as an alternative president would amount to treason. Odinga […]
December 7, 2017

World Update: Bitcoin chalks up new record as it charges past $14,000

Bitcoin ploughed past $14,000 to a fresh record on Thursday as investors continued to pile in, triggering a warning the cryptocurrency was “like a charging train […]