Barton Heyman

January 22, 2018

Nigeria Update: Stock market indices defy profit taking, up by 5.1%

Expectations of improved corporate performance have continued to buoy transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, as market capitalisation closed the week with 5.1 […]
January 19, 2018

Africa Update: Zimbabwean president wants UN to observe vote

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa wants international observers including UN officials to watch over the country’s upcoming elections, he said in a Financial Times interview. Mnangagwa has […]
January 19, 2018

Africa Update: Ghana’s economy back on track: President

Ghana’s economy is rebounding and the major commodity exporter is poised to wean itself off bailouts through sustained fiscal discipline and a battle against corruption, President […]
January 19, 2018

World Update: IMF urges Germany to loosen purse strings

IMF chief Christine Lagarde has joined calls on Germany to invest in future economic growth even at the cost of relaxing its cherished budgetary discipline, raising […]