Analyst Interviews

BFA Asset Management on Lusophone Africa’s COVID-19 response plan

Rui Oliveira, CEO at BFA Asset Management joins CNBC Africa to unpack African Lusophone countries response to the Covid-19 pandemic as well as these countries monetary responses to aid the economy during the current social and financial crisis.

Moody’s changes Namibia’s rating from stable to negative

Nigeria’s GDP data and MPC announcement is expected later this week and Moody’s has changed the outlook on Namibia’s sovereign rating to negative from stable as it sites economic and financial pressure on Namibia amid the Covid-19 crisis. Ridle Markus, Africa Strategist at Absa Corporate and Investment Banking joins CNBC Africa for more.

Nigeria’s April inflation inches up to 12.34%

Nigeria’s annual inflation stood at 12.34 per cent in April, compared with 12.26 percent in March according to data by the National Bureau of Statistics. Femi Ogundimu, Fixed Income trader at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa to discuss this data and more....

Peter Imoesi: Why Nigeria should rethink its COVID-19 testing approach

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says 40,043 COVID-19 tests have been conducted so far. The national public health institute had earlier this month released a guideline for the Integration of Private Sector Laboratories as part of the National COVID-19 Response. Peter Imoesi, Fellow at Aberdeen University joins CNBC Africa to assess Nigeria's approach to testing.

U.S stock market posts best monthly gains since 1987, here’s what moved the markets

In April the U.S stock market had its best monthly return in over 30 years despite more than 20 million people filing for unemployment in the same month. According to Schroders the inherent nature of markets being forward looking and that the stock market does not represent the real economy. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Sean Markowicz, Strategist in the Research and Analytics Division at Schroders.

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....

What is the new normal for investors amid COVID-19 crisis?

The Nigerian government has asked businesses to use the next two weeks of the phased easing of the lock-down to prepare for life in the new normal. But how should investors prepare in the interim?

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....

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