Closing Bell West Africa

UBA: Improved liquidity seen in forex space on easing of COVID-19 lockdown

Traders say moderate activity is expected in Nigeria’s fixed income market next week as the focus will be on the Monetary Policy Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday. Nkem Azinge, Currency Trader at UBA joins CNBC Africa for more....

Nigeria Finmin: Economy to shrink 8.9% in worst case scenario

Nigeria’s Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed says Nigeria's economy could shrink by as much as 8.9 per cent this year in a worst-case scenario without stimulus. Ahmed stated that the contraction could reach 4.4 per cent in a best-case scenario, without any fiscal measures. But with a stimulus, the contraction could be kept to just 0.59 per cent. Pabina Yinkere, Chief Investment Officer at Sigma Pensions joins CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: Working from home presents new cyber-security challenges for firms

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments, organizations, and businesses around the globe to work remotely. As banks and financial services providers record higher activities through their digital channels, Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola, Executive Chairman of Consultancy Support Services joins CNBC Africa to discuss how best to mitigate the cybersecurity risks in this new normal.

How Nigerian cement makers performed in 2019

Bua Cement’s full-year 2019 profit was up 69.1 per cent to 66.2 billion naira. Onyeka Ijeoma, Analyst at Vetiva joins CNBC Africa to unpack this result and for a focus on Nigeria’s cement industry....

Focus on Nigeria’s fixed income market

Tunde Adama, Head of Trading at Citi Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for a focus on the country’s fixed income and forex market....

CBN to make forex available for activities boosting the economy

The Central Bank of Nigeria says it will make forex available for activities that would boost the economy and generate jobs. Chamberlain Peterside, CEO of Xcellon Capital Advisors joins CNBC Africa to discuss this and other headlines making the rounds in Nigeria.

Nigerian equities rally continues

Nigeria’s equities market heads for its third consecutive gains this week driven by profits in the Banking and Industrial indices. Moses Hammed, an Investment Research Analyst at Investment One Financial Services....

UBA on the outcome of Nigeria’s May bond auction

For a mid-week wrap of the fixed income and FX markets in Nigeria, Ifeoma Onyejekwe a Fixed Income Trader at UBA joins CNBC Africa for more....

Blue Vertex on Nigeria’s industrial goods sector outlook

As more first quarter earnings trickle in, Dangote Cement's first-quarter earnings are expected to come out on Friday, CNBC Africa joins discuss what to expect from the industrial goods sector with Dare Fajimolu, CRO at Blue Vertex.

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