Tag: Usoro Essien

Oil price crash: How can Africa’s oil producers stay ahead?

Oil prices plunged over 26 per cent after a breakdown in talks in Vienna last week as OPEC failed to reach a deal with its allies on production cuts. In the face of an all-out price war, how can Africa's oil producers like Nigeria stay ahead? Kola Karim, Chairman of Shoreline Group and Usoro Essien, Head of Research at Vetiva Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.

Vetiva’s capital markets outlook for Nigeria

How will local and international investors participate in Nigeria's capital markets next year? Usoro Essien, Head of Research at Vetiva joins CNBC Africa to discuss expectations for the markets and investment climate outlook for Nigeria.

Markets react to Governor Emefiele’s decision to keep rates on hold

Nigeria’s Monetary Policy Committee voted to keep the benchmark Interest rate unchanged at 13.5 per cent. In its communiqué, the MPC noted that holding its current policy position offers pathways for appraising the effect of policies encouraging lending by the banks. Head of Research at Vetiva, Usoro Essien joins CNBC Africa for a focus on Nigeria’s banking sector.

Access Bank looks to buy Transnational Bank of Kenya: How will this affect Nigeria’s banking space

Nigerian Tier-1 lender, Access Bank says it is ready to acquire the Transnational Bank of Kenya. CEO of Access Bank; Herbert Wigwe, says he anticipates that the deal will be concluded before the end of next week. Head of Research at Vetiva, Usoro Essien joins CNBC Africa for a focus on Nigeria’s banking space.

Nigeria’s equities market down 11.8%: A closer look

Nigeria's equities market shed 0.3 per cent last week, as we go into the final trading week of the third quarter – to discuss the expectations for this week, Usoro Essien, Head of Research at Vetiva joins CNBC Africa for more.

What to look for in Nigerian bank earnings

Usoro Essien, Head of Research at Vetiva joins CNBC Africa to discuss recently released half-year earnings of some Nigerian banks.

Equities & June inflation

Nigeria’s headline Inflation declined to 11.22 per cent in the month of June. Usoro Essien, Head of Research at Vetiva joins CNBC Africa for more.

Vetiva’s insurance sector outlook for Nigeria

As Nigeria's Insurance and re-insurance companies race to meet the new minimum paid-up share capital by June next year, Usoro Essien, Head of Research at Vetiva joins CNBC Africa for an outlook on Nigeria’s Insurance sector in the second half of the year.
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