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18 May
Amid uncertainties in the global economy and rising insecurity in the country, the nation’s stock market continued its bullish run, giving hope to patient investors who endured long periods of downturn on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX).
1 Apr
Uncertainty in the global economy coupled with insecurity in the country and other macroeconomic challenges have continued to take a toll on the capital market as investors' wealth depreciated by N213 billion in March.
3 Jan
In what has become a trend, Naira fell to a record low over-the-counter on the last trading day of 2021, closing at N435/$. This came amid uncertainty about the market outlook as the economy wobbles into a new year.
3 Jan
Worried by the marginal 5.7 per cent growth witnessed in the nation's stock market in 2021, compared to 50.3 per cent rise achieved in 2020, investors have called for the implementation of appropriate legislation that will help tackle insecurity and other macroeconomic challenges challenging the capital market.
4 Jun 2021
Capital market experts have rated the country’s democratic regime as one that has failed to create a competitive edge for the domestic investment market.
4 May 2021
State governments are in dire strait as make-up funding sources dry up amid tumbling earnings, crippling their ability to repay existing loans and meet essential obligations.
11 Jul 2019
The huge rise in banks’ non-performing loan ratio triggered by the prevailing economic downturn has become a source of worry to capital market operators.
12 Mar 2019
As the country continues to contend with serious political challenges, stock experts have decried the effect on market activities, urging the political gladiators both the ruling and main opposition parties to embrace dialogue and urgently chart a way forward for the economy.   Specifically, they argued that the Nigerian capital market should have wriggled out…
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.
22 Oct 2018
As the Federal Government steps up plans to offer more of its assets for sale under the ongoing privatisation programme, stakeholders in Nigeria’s capital have renewed the call to ensure that the exercise is done through the capital market.
1 Oct 2018
The ongoing volatility in the nation’s stock market, occasioned by continued selloffs and assessed political risks, has spurred an unprecedented lull in the market, as investors count losses worth N756 billion in September.
10 Sep 2018
For the much-awaited demutualisation of the exchange to attract huge investment needed to rejuvenate the stock market, experts have stressed the need for regulators...

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