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Latest Outlook for The Americas: Back on Cruise Control, But Stuck in Low Gear

Culled—IMFBlog By Alejandro Werner July 25, 2017 After disappointing growth over the past few years, economic activity in Latin America remains on track to recover gradually in 2017–18 as recessions in… Read more »

ECONOMY: Q3 2016 National Disposable Income Rises 3.89% amid Rise in Transfers from Abroad

June 23, 2017/Cowry Asset Click here to download full PDF Report Freshly released real sector data by National Bureau of Statistics showed that Nigeria’s National Disposable Income (NDI) at 2010… Read more »

Fintech and Financial Services: Initial Considerations

June 19, 2017/IMF Click here to download full PDF report From artificial intelligence to cryptography, rapid advances in digital technology are transforming the financial services landscape, creating opportunities and challenges… Read more »

Q&A on Approval in Principle and Greece

June 15, 2017/IMF What is Approval in Principle? Approval in Principle (AIP) is a procedure that allows the IMF’s Executive Board to approve an IMF financing arrangement for a member… Read more »

Market Rally Signals Equity Capital Raising

Culled—Proshare June 5, 2017/FSDH Research The recent rally in the equity market has opened a window for the quoted companies to raise equity capital to finance their expansion projects. The… Read more »

Banking Sector Reports 304.31 Million Transaction Valued at N22.01 Trillion in Q1 2017 – NBS

May 26, 2017/NBS Click here to download full PDF Report A total volume of 304,307,931 transactions valued at N22.01 trn were recorded in Q1 2017 as data on Electronic Payment… Read more »

Africa remains world’s second-fastest growing region

May 25, 2917/AfDB In 2016, Africa as a whole maintained its position as the world’s second-fastest growing economies behind South Asia, according to data released during the Financial Presentation at… Read more »

AfDB Annual Meetings open in Ahmedabad: Deliberations underscore win-win Africa-India cooperation

23/5/2017/AfDB The 52nd Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the 43rd Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund… Read more »