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Goldman Sachs to pay $5 billion in U.S. Justice Dept mortgage bond pact

Mon Apr 11, 2016/Reuters By Suzanne Barlyn Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) has agreed to pay $5.06 billion to settle claims that it misled mortgage bond investors during the financial crisis, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Monday. The settlement, which Goldman disclosed in January, stems from the firm’s […]

Wema Bank Eyes Acquisition, to Raise N50 Billion via Domestic Bonds

By InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-Nigeria’s mid-tier lender, Wema Bank Plc is seeking to buy a mid-sized commercial Bank and will seek shareholders approval in May 2016 to enter talks for the deal, a Reuters report quoted Tunde Mabawonku, its chief financial officer (CFO) on Monday. “Wema Bank is keeping a close […]

UBA Shareholders Applaud Performance, Approve 40 Kobo per Share Final Dividend

April 10, 2016/UBA Shareholders of Africa’s global lender, the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) on April 8, 2016 applauded the Bank for its strong financial performance in 2015 despite the difficult operating environment globally.  They also approved the board’s recommendation to pay a final dividend of 40 kobo per […]