Enhancing local content with United Capital’s lead role in N50b green bond
In the last three years, the quest to enthrone a regime of seamless financing and deepen corporate capital raising modalities has been evolving. Even the Bankers Committee had recently agreed the use of Commercial Papers to raise funds for enterprises, real sector operators and projects in the assessed critical segments. Currently, there several platforms at…
Despite growth, manufacturing sector’s contributions to GDP remain static
Despite the real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth recorded by the manufacturing sector for the fourth quarter of 2018, the sector’s contributions to the nation’s GDP during the period did not change from 2017 share (8.86%), as well as in the annual contribution, which rose only slightly from 9.18% in 2017 to 9.20% in 2018.…
United Capital’s InvestNow targets 20,000 investors
From now till December, United Capital’s relaunched platform- InvestNow, would target no fewer than 20,000 more customers at the bottom of the pyramid in efforts to deepen financial inclusion, foster savings culture and investments, with seamless services in just one portal. The Group Chief Executive Officer of United Capital, Peter Ashade, said it’s brand of…
Our shareholders helped us clinch PEARL award laurels, says United Capital
United Capital (UCAP) Plc has attributed its clinching of the outstanding 2017 PEARL of the capital market award to increased investors’ appetite in the shares of the company on the stock market. The PEARL Awards Nigeria, an acronym for Performance, Earnings And Returns Leadership is one of Nigeria’s foremost award recognition bodies, focused on rewarding…
Why United Capital is passionate about Nigeria’s power sector, by Akinremi
As a first step, both the private sector and the public sector will need to have an alignment of interests being the development of the economy as a whole whilst ensuring the financial viability of the employed strategy.
United Capital’s Wealth for Women Fund offers high-yield investment opportunities for financial empowerment
As the number of working women who earn steady income increases, there has also been a steady rise in the demand for financial advice and investible products suited particularly to the needs of women.
United Capital hinges economic rebound on favourable policy
The nation’s economic rebound has been hinged on policy acceleration, even as participants at the investors’ forum organised by United Capital Plc urged government at all levels to ensure that reforms and programmes are pursued vigorously.
The balanced fund: lower risk, steady returns
The current state of the Nigerian economy makes it rather risky for some investors to invest their hard earned money in a number of asset classes. Poor returns on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, lower real estate values, high inflationary trends are all limiting the number of asset classes that provide steady returns and capital growth…
The importance of investing even within a recession
Nigeria is officially in a recession. The recent official pronunciation by the government exposes the folly of Nigeria’s lack of investment in itself, from the average man on the streets right up to those who lead the country.
Turning the mutual funds: A worthwhile investment
We have heard the stories of the global economic crisis and are still hearing. The fall in commodity prices set in emerging markets have continued through the year and questions of when these economies will rebound are on the minds of investors.