Tag: apex bank

ARM: CBN torn between stimulating growth & maintaining FX stability

ARM Securities says the Central Bank of Nigeria will be torn between stimulating growth and maintaining forex stability as the Apex Bank holds its second Monetary Policy meeting for the year. Olamide Adeboboye, Research Analyst at ARM Securities joins CNBC Africa for more.

Nigeria’s manufacturing sector receives N459.69bn boost

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says gross credit to the manufacturing sector was N459.69 billion between the end of May and end of October this year. The inflow credited to the Apex Bank’s recent policy on loan-to-deposit ratio. Meanwhile, the Real GDP growth in Nigeria’s manufacturing sector was 1.1 per cent year on year in the third quarter of the year. President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mansur Ahmed joins CNBC Africa to discuss this story.

Chapel Hill: Liquidity in OMO market likely to reduce on OMO guideline

Chapel Hill says the directive by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) limiting individuals and local corporates from participating in Open Market Operations (OMO) Auctions, is an indication that the Apex Bank is ready to begin to roll back its balance sheet expansion, flatten or reduce the pace of growth. For a focus on Nigeria’s equities market, Macro and Fixed Income Analyst at Chapel Hill Denham, Omotola Abimbola joins CNBC Africa for more.

CBN to regulate indirect participants of payments system: What does this mean for financial institutions?

The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued regulations for the operation of indirect participants within the country's Payments System. The Apex Bank says the move is part of efforts to foster the development of an efficient and effective payments system in Nigeria. To unpack these regulations and their implication, Financial Services Consultant at IFC, Chidinma Lawanson joins CNBC Africa.

CBN sets December 31st deadline for 65% LDR target: A wrap of Nigeria’s FX markets

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has charged 12 banks over N400bn for failing to meet the loan-to-deposit-ratio (LDR) target set by Apex Bank. CBN had set September 30th as deadline for banks in the Country to meet the 60 per cent loan-to-deposit-ratio target. To discuss this story, Omotola Abimbola, Macro and Fixed Income Analyst at Chapel Hill Denham joins CNBC Africa for more.

Outlook for Ghana’s equities market in Q4

Ghana’s equities market has declined by 14.1 per cent year-to-date. Meanwhile, the country’s Apex Bank says it has spent 10.7 billion cedis for the cleaning up of the financial sector. For an outlook on Ghana’s economy in the last quarter of the year, Portfolio Manager at IC Asset Managers, Derrick Mensah joins CNBC Africa for more.

CBN’s deadline for new lending policy ends today: A look at Nigeria’s money market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had earlier this year set today as deadline for banks in the country to meet the 60 per cent loan-to-deposit ratio set by the Apex Bank. To discuss this and for an outlook on Nigeria’s money market in the fourth quarter of the year, Victor Aluyi, Head of Portfolio Management at Comercio Partners joins CNBC Africa for more.