Economy

March 22, 2018

Africa Update: 44 African nations sign pact establishing free trade area: AU

Forty-four African countries have signed an agreement establishing a free trade area seen as vital to the continent’s economic development, the head of the African Union […]
March 22, 2018

Nigeria Update: Dangote Cement posts N204.2b profit

For the financial year ended December 1, 2017, Dangote Cement Plc has posted Profit After Tax (PAT) of N204.2 billion, against N142.9 billion achieved in the […]
March 22, 2018

World Update: Dollar extends losses on Fed move, Trump revives trade war fears

The dollar extended losses in Asia on Thursday after the Federal Reserve stuck to its target for interest rate hikes this year, but fresh fears of […]
March 20, 2018

World update: UK, EU agree terms for Brexit transition period

The UK and EU have agreed on a “large part” of the agreement that will lead to the “orderly withdrawal” of the UK.Brexit negotiators Michel Barnier […]