April 19, 2018

World Update: Quebec wary of bitcoin gold rush

At the site of a former cocoa factory in Canada’s Quebec province, tiny holes punctured in the walls of a warehouse allow fresh air to cool […]
April 19, 2018

Nigeria Update: IMF warns of rising threats to global financial system

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), has warned that increasing debts in global economies, especially in emerging markets and low income economies like Nigeria are at higher […]
April 19, 2018

Nigeria Update: Investors’ wealth plummets by N6 billion on profit taking

Transactions on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed on a downward note yesterday, following price losses suffered by majority of the highly […]
April 19, 2018

World Update: Tokyo stocks end higher on Wall St gains, weaker yen

Tokyo stocks closed solidly higher on Wednesday, helped by gains on Wall Street and a weaker yen, as investors digested news from the US-Japan summit talks. […]
April 19, 2018

World Update: Tokyo stocks close higher after Abe-Trump meeting

Tokyo stocks closed marginally higher on Thursday after a joint post-summit news conference by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump delivered few […]
April 17, 2018

World Update: Facebook takes out ads to tout new EU data protection law

Facebook took out full-page ads in European newspapers Monday to trumpet tough new EU legislation that promises “more data protection for you”, as the company seeks […]
April 17, 2018

Nigeria Update: Shareholders fault government’s appointment of new SEC boss

Capital market shareholders have faulted Federal Government’s decision to appointment a new Director-General (D-G) for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), saying the decision would further […]
April 17, 2018

Nigeria Update: NSE opens bearish as market capitalisation shots N143b

Equity transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) started off the week on a downward note, following price losses recorded by most bluechip stocks, […]
April 17, 2018

Africa Update: MTN, Ecobank partner on Africa’s financial inclusion

In the bid to increase the level of financial inclusion across the continent, MTN and Ecobank have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to put together […]
April 17, 2018

Nigeria Update: Nigeria’s Brent crude crosses $72 mark, production hits 1.81mbpd

Nigeria’s Bonny Light crude oil price touched it’s highest since 2014 at the weekend, supported by Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) led production cuts, […]