Economy

October 11, 2017

Nigeria Update: Depressed disposable income shifting consumer spending to foods

Although latest indicators showed that the nation’s inflation rate is easing, local manufacturers like PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc have attributed the shifting spending on food and […]
October 9, 2017

Nigeria Update: CBN, stakeholders harp on sustainable development via agric

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and stakeholders in the renewed drive for economic diversification through agriculture have reiterated that agriculture presents the major opportunity of […]
October 9, 2017

Africa Update: South Africa’s rand steadies, stocks set to open flat

South Africa’s rand steadied against the dollar early on Monday, but hovered near six-month lows as prospects of higher U.S. interest rates dented appetite for emerging […]
October 5, 2017

World Update: India’s economy in ‘downward spiral.’ What did Modi get wrong?

India’s economy, once hailed as a global bright spot, is down in the dumps. Growth in the South Asian nation fell during the first six months […]