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FDC forecasts 0.69% rise in Nigeria’s inflation to 12.95% in April

Financial Derivatives say they expect a 0.69 per cent rise in Nigeria’s headline inflation to 12.95 per cent year-on-year this April. Damilola Akinbami, Head of Research at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa to breakdown their inflation expectations.

FDC’s Damilola Akinbami on Nigeria’s path to economic recovery

Financial Derivatives says even though Nigeria’s fourth quarter GDP numbers indicate that the momentum along the economic recovery path has been sustained, the rate of growth is still sub-optimal to drive inclusive and transformational growth. Damilola Akinbami, Head of Research at FDC joins CNBC Africa to analyse Nigeria’s 2019 GDP report.

FDC: Nigeria’s December 2019 inflation to hit 12.10%

Financial Derivatives is forecasting a 0.25 per cent increase in Nigeria’s December 2019 headline inflation to 12.10 per cent. Damilola Akinbami, Head of Research at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa to discuss the trends behind this forecast.

Nigeria’s closed borders: Who wins?

Despite a continuous spike in inflation and complaints of revenue losses by businesses, Nigeria's borders will remain closed until January 2020. CNBC Africa’s Samuel Onalaru has more on this story.

How the US-China trade war is disrupting commodity markets

The World Bank says agricultural prices are expected to fall 2.6 per cent this year on average, amid ample stocks but foresees a 1.7 per cent rise in 2020 on expected cuts in U.S. crop plantings and higher costs of energy and fertilizers. For a focus on the global commodities market, Damilola Akinbami, Head of Research at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa for more.

Financial Derivatives reviews Nigeria’s July MPC meeting & expectations

Ahead of Nigeria's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting next week, Damilola Akinbami, Head of Research at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa for more.

AFCFTA comes into force today

Today, the founding agreement of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement comes into force, which is 30 days after the twenty-second deposit of the instrument of ratification by the Saharawi Republic was made.
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