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Nigeria’s Exchange Reports 1,622.03% Increase in Listing Activities in 2017

June 2, 2018 By InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in 2017 recorded a 1,622.03 percent increase in listing activities from from N2.59 billion in 2016 to N44.51 billion… Read more »

IMF Says no Winner in Trade War

June 1, 2018 By InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said through Gerry Rice its director of Communications and spokesman that there are no winners in a protracted trade… Read more »

MTN Nigeria: Initial Public Offering Teaser

May 31, 2018/Cordros Report Executive Summary Last year, the MTN Group announced that its Nigerian business will be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange this year, by way of Initial… Read more »

Global stakeholders discuss role of exchanges & CCPs in preserving market integrity at WFE London meeting

May 31, 2018 By InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs,on Thursday is hosting a panel focused on the role of… Read more »

The mirage of Djibouti’s Economic Success

May 25, 2018/EXX Africa EXX Africa ( published a special report on the country’s investment outlook on 24 May 2018. At first sight, Djibouti seems to be an attractive investment destination… Read more »

Côte d’Ivoire is becoming the bread basket of West Africa

Market update: Good business prospects for the agrofood, plastics and packaging industries in Côte d’Ivoire and West Africa May 23, 2018/Fairtrade Messe und Ausstellungs According to GTAI Germany Trade &… Read more »

Rising US Dollar Will Test EM Vulnerabilities Across Sectors

May 17, 2018/Fitch ratings The benefits of a weak dollar and rising commodity prices, which supported strong emerging-market (EM) growth in 2017, are now beginning to fade, says Fitch Ratings… Read more »

$80 Oil Inches Closer

May 15, 2018/ The U.S. exported 905,000 bpd of propane in 2017, about half of which went to Asia to be used in petrochemical production.    –   Surging demand in… Read more »

Beaches and Bitcoin: Remarks before the Medici Conference

May 2, 2018/US SEC Thank you, Vince [Molinari], for that kind introduction. I appreciate the opportunity to be here today. I must start with the standard disclaimer that my comments… Read more »

Africa FICC – Africa Accounts for An Estimated 9% of World Oil Output in 2016

Culled—Proshare April 19, 2018/Ecobank Research Middle Africa’s Oil & Gas Sector Africa is a relatively small producer of hydrocarbons for the world market, accounting for an estimated 9% of world… Read more »