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An Economy’s Twelve Months Of Uncertainty


As dwindling economy persists, with negative impact on the life of the citizens, uncertainties have dominated the first year of President Muhammed Buhari in office, writes Afolabi Idowu The pressure on foreign reserves has intensified as crude oil prices continue to plunge.  There is a resultant impact in all sectors of the economy. The macroeconomic outlook is a cause for ...

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SEC: Mixed Reactions Trail E-Dividend Registration


…As Investors Lament Excessive Bank Charges Sam Diala Investors in the Nigerian capital market have expressed mixed feelings over the e-Dividend registration platform being introduced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The initiative was borne out of the need to address the perennial challenge of unclaimed dividends which as at end of 2015 stood at N90 billion. E-dividend refers ...

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Nigerian Breweries: Stakeholders Laud ‘Bountiful Harvest’


…As Company Consolidates Gains Of Merger, Local Content Sam Diala Nigerian Breweries (NB) Plc, a foremost quoted company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), has shown great resilience in its activities that dominate the brewery sub-sector of the Capital Market. Amid tough operating environment which poses great challenge to the real sector, its 2015 operating results, recently submitted to the ...

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Nigerian Stock Exchange Performed Dismally In 2015 – A Review


Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma Many investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) will always remember 2015 as a year of dashed hopes and unmet expectations from the nation’s bourse. The performance of the NSE ended poorly in 2015 as indicated by the market indicators – the market capitalisation and the All-Shares Index. The NSE closed for the year as one of the ...

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Nigerian Capital Market Resumes For 2016 On Negative Trend


Transactions at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) resumed for 2016 on a negative trend with the All-Share Index dropping by 0.95 per cent due to profit taking. The index which opened at 28,642.25 lost 271.93 points or 0.95 per cent to close at 28,370.32. Also, the market capitalisation lost N93 billion to close at N9.757 trillion compared with N9.850 trillion ...

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