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IMF Commends CBN on Tightening Bias in 2017; Endorse Halting of Dividend Payment by Weak Banks

By Peter OBIORA InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-Global financial institution, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for its tight monetary policies; which should continue… Read more »

Oil Market Sentiment Sours Amid Global Financial Turmoil – OilPrice Intelligence Report

Culled—Proshare March 4, 2018/  Oil prices held steady on Friday afternoon, but the announced sanctions on steel and aluminium imports spooked global markets. Important Note for Energy Investors: The World… Read more »

How the West got China wrong

It bet that China would head towards democracy and the market economy. The gamble has failed March 1, 2018/The Economist LAST weekend China stepped from autocracy into dictatorship. That was… Read more »

Trumps Import Tariffs Will Damage U.S Economy-IMF

March 2, 2018 By Peter OBIORA InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-Global financial institution the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday declined to endorse the announced United States (U.S) tariff by President Donald… Read more »

ASEAN and the IMF: Working Together to Foster Inclusive Growth

February 27, 2018/IMF By Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director Keynote Speech at the High-Level International Conference “New Growth Models in a Changing Global Landscape” in Jakarta, Indonesia As Prepared for… Read more »

Oil prices fall on firmer U.S. dollar

21/2/2018/Reuters Henning Gloystein Oil prices fell on Thursday, pulled down as a firmer dollar outweighed a report of a decrease in U.S. crude inventories. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude… Read more »

Serbia Exits $1.32 Billion Three-Year Program with IMF

Photo Credit: IMF February 22, 2018/IMF The below article has been published today on under the following link:   Serbia exits a $1.32 billion three-year program with the… Read more »

Corruption Deepens as Transparency International Ranks Nigeria 148

February 21, 2018/Transparency International This year’s Corruption Perceptions Index highlights that the majority of countries are making little or no progress in ending corruption, while further analysis shows journalists and… Read more »