Africa is the second largest and second most populous continent in the world. Each of these countries maintains their own independent monetary and economic policies, and regulations; which impacts on inter-country trade for obvious sovereign consideration
Technically, the Sanusi suspension saga ended up having little or no effect on the Nigerian stock market as our post-scenario analysis reveals.
The trend analysis conducted today revealed that Nigerian stocks were technically in a price correction moo
Investors in the Nigerian Capital Market are in for good times as The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)has commenced the reduction of the cost of its Trade Alert service by about N1.24 billion from March 2014 via the scrapping of the current charge of 0.06% o
So far in the year, the Nigerian capital market has been under serious heat of pessimistic trading- a sideline trading which could be traced to some (un)known economic and socio-political influences that continued to increase the level of uncertainties in
Analysis of the market activity in the week ended January 31, 2014 technically revealed a significant plunge in optimism level while speculative tendency dominated market atmoshpere alongwith growing price volatility.
The resolution of investors shares complaints and concerns represent the key service rendered by the Share Support Service (SSS) Unit of Proshare NG and we remain committed to discharging this tedious service as a component of our contribution to the mar
In recent time, analysis has shown that stocks in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector continue to witness uptrend in their prices, notwithstanding the uncertainties associated with the diversification of most of the companies in this sector to
PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc (PZ), released its H1'14 ( June - November) result to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday, the company declared an interim dividend of N0.1991, closure date is 3rd - 4th February, 2014, while the payment date is on the 12th
The Nigerian Stock Exchange has signed agreement with J. STREICHER Advisory LLC (JSA), one of the top NYSE Designated Market Makers to train NSE Market Makers. The training which is compulsory for all NSE Market Makers is scheduled to run 20th and 22nd of
With December over and a new year unfolding, thoughts of the “January Effect” immediately comes to mind, with expectations that small cap stocks would outperform the general stock market. The January Effect is a seasonal anomaly in the financial market wh
The Nigerian Capital Market recorded an improved and remarkable feat in 2013, following enhanced optimism in the market, which is evident in the positive key indicators posted, as the market breadth which is used by investors to gauge the overall market s
The Nigerian economy has so far recorded increased growth in its domestic economy, showing signs of sustained and substantial improvement in the economy. Despite this number, muted by the growing challenge of wealth inequality, concerns continue to linger
Recent analysis on the performance of stocks listed in the natural resources sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, showed that only one(1) out of the five(5) stocks listed closed the year with positive YTD gains.
The Industrial Goods sector witnessed impressive performance in 2013, as it saw almost 50% of the stocks listed in the segment close with positive average returns as well as YTD returns. This impressive performance contributed to the general market perfor
The primary market segment of the Nigerian Capital Market (NCM) which remained inactive over the last two years due to an extended curve in the stock market recovery drive, witnessed base/minimal activities in 2013 (from the all time high of 79 in 2006).
For over five decades, Crude Oil has been the main source of revenue in Nigeria, but its role as a key equity investment asset had been limited by the non-participation of the upstream sector in the Nigerian Capital Market. Be that as it may, the downstr
The general performance in the services sector- which consists of firms that provide a wide range of services for individuals, businesses and government establishments as well as other organizations, has been relatively poor during the year.
The recently released guideline/timeline for capital market operators took a long time in coming, mainly in part because of the seriousness and significance the market places on extensive consultations and concurrence involved in this phase of the market
The potentials of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in our contemporary world remains an issue of utmost interest to the government, businesses and individuals in any society, due to rapid economic growth witnessed in recent times. Hence, the rel
One of the most important development criteria for Proshare is the ability of its portal to make doing business and investing a lot easier – in such a way that it allows everyone else to get on with their day’s job.
Investing in the stocks of firms listed in the conglomerates sector is often seen as a portfolio investment of sorts as the entities are made up of sub units operating diverse and sometimes far-stretched related business units.
No doubt, we are technically heading into a complete participation stage- where more people (informed investors and speculators actually) are likely to get more involved in the incoming rally on the bourse but this time we expect it in a more refined mann
The primary barometer through which the health of an economy can be gauged is usually the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), as it significantly presents the relative impact on individuals within such economy.
In the current year, the Nigerian Capital Market experienced a relatively bullish trend, as its present performance exceeds what was recorded in the preceding trading year. This bullish trend was spurred by efforts of the current Oscar Onyema led NSE mana
No doubt, defensive stocks would remain the toast of value investors irrespective of the health of the economy as analysis have always revealed that such class of stocks are immune against economic uncertainty.
A review of the financial sector performance in the year, using price analysis, revealed improved and sustained patronage towards financial stocks so far in the year 2013, particularly towards the banking and insurance stocks while the sector closed with
For investors, an important source of income is dividend; hence the reason majority prefer high dividend paying stocks. This buttresses the significance of returns on investment, as it is of utmost interest to every investor to make profit on their invest
So far in 2013, Africa’s equity market has recorded solid performance, outperforming other emerging markets through the implementation of vigorous economic reforms which continue to promote the growth of local companies that are poised to become major pla
The measurement of the results of a firm's policies and operations in monetary terms through financial analysis helps an investor to determine the financial performance as well as the viability of a company before reasonable investment is made in such ent
The International Organization of Securities Commissions today published its final report on Trading Fee Models and their Impact on Trading Behaviour, which provides a comprehensive overview of trading fees and trading fee models around the globe and how
Nigeria's Looming Market Test - The dynamics of the Nigerian market would continue to change for the better if stakeholders can maintain an uncompromised posture towards market integrity and efficiency.
The number of stocks in the Financial Services Sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) as well as their market capitalization will next week receive a boost as Infinity Trust Mortgage Bank (ITMB) Plc is set to list 4.17billion ordinary shares of 50 ko
Analysts at FBN capital say they expect a modest multiple expansion in equities in Nigeria while presenting 2014 economic forecasts at the 3rd annual investor conference in Lagos themed: 'Tomorrow's Nigeria through Economic Empowerment'.
The convention of strategic investor conferences would accelerate ongoing efforts geared towards enhancing national economic growth and development, Mr. Kayode Akinkugbe, Managing Director, FBN Capital has said.
Computer Warehouse Group Nigeria's leading player in the Hardware and IT enterprise solution industry, stepped up its operational value, with its listing on the Nigerian stock exchange. A positive move for the Nigerian market considering the towering perf