Financial Services

July 11, 2018

Nigeria Update: World Bank, CBN seek new law for model mortgage regime

The World Bank and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have initiated collaborations in efforts to review the existing Land Use Act laws and create enabling environment […]
July 6, 2018

World Update: Tokyo stocks close lower as US tariff deadline looms

Tokyo stocks closed at three-month lows Thursday on investor jitters a day before a US deadline to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. The key Nikkei 225 […]
July 3, 2018

Nigeria Update: Manufacturing index expands further on sustained central bank’s intervention

Sustained forex intervention by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) spurred expansion of the nation’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) as it rose to 57.0 in […]
June 29, 2018

World Update: World Bank approves $2.1bn for health, power projects

The World Bank said on Thursday it had approved a total of $2.1 billion in concessionary loans to fund projects in Nigeria aimed at improving access […]