24 Nov 2020
Government, as a matter of policy and action, has been urged to diversify Nigeria’s economic structure away from primary products export and manufactured goods import, as well as deepen the value chain approach to agriculture if it must exit the current recession.
9 Nov 2020
The development of a strong and viable capital market is a complex process and requires a systematic approach consisting of activities designed to grow, strengthen and improve the market.
27 Jan 2020
Despite availability of abundant mineral resources in Nigeria and huge income from crude oil, the country still wobbles in its path to growth and development.
16 Apr 2019
Capital market operators have called for securitisation of assets, and establishment of a mortgage-backed securities market, to facilitate capital formation, and tackle rising housing deficit in Nigeria.
25 Mar 2019
Capital market experts have faulted the proposed upward review of Value Added Tax (VAT), saying its implementation would further depress...
27 Feb 2019
The market capitalisation of listed equities yesterday shed N85 billion in six hours of trading to what traders attributed to profit taking as a result of the presidential election.
25 Feb 2019
Low liquidity and tense political environment coupled, with the incessant violence witnessed in some states last week, heightened investors’ apprehension, as manifested at the end of last week’s transactions. Consequently, indices at the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) plunged by 0.61%. The mixed reaction that trailed market performance during the week…
28 Jan 2019
The effects of challenging operating environment has continued to assail the operations of the nation’s conglomerates sector, just as the bottom-line of the industry’s quoted companies in the last few years had remained subdued, occasioned by assessed policy issues. Exacerbated by parlous infrastructure, which has inevitably transferred the high production cost to consumers, the companies…
5 Nov 2018
The lingering political uncertainties surrounding Nigeria’s 2019 general election have continued to spur sell pressures and volatility on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange...
13 Aug 2018
Turbulence in the political arena has sparked massive dumping and induced sell pressure on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange as stock market investors lost N257 billion...
13 Mar 2018
Agitations for multinationals in the telecoms, oil and gas companies to list on the nation’s bourse and encourage the active participation of indigenous consumers in the company’s wealth creation...
25 Aug 2017
Stakeholders in the capital market have identified high interest rate, parlous infrastructure, multiple taxation, and many others as major factors impeding growth of the market. They urged...