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in DIVIDENDS - 26 Aug, 2014
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As audited accounts start to trickle in companies will propose dividend payments to their shareholders as recommended by their respective boards. It is also important to track this announcements as dividend payment affect share prices both ways and also determines who is eligible for dividend based on closure of register. This page will be updated […]

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in INVESTING - 01 Sep, 2014
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This is the list of gainers and losers at the close of business September 1 2014 The post above and its ensuing comments, if any, is purely the opinion of the writer(s). It therefore should never be considered as an investment advise of any sort. If required, readers should please consult a competent professional financial […]

in BUSINESS NEWS - 01 Sep, 2014
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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will this week auction treasury bills worth N182.85 billion. This would be done through a primary market auction. The debt instrument to be auction would comprises 91-day billsworthN27.85 billion; 182-day bills worth N65billion; and 364-daybills worthN90 billion. – read more >>

in ANALYSIS - 31 Aug, 2014
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GT Bank has a history as one of the most efficient banks in Nigeria. It is also the gold standard in terms of corporate governance in Nigeria, and the first Nigerian company to switch to the IFRS format. The company released its audited half year results, and also hosted a conference call last week. We […]

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in INVESTING - 31 Aug, 2014
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This week we make a significant change to the list of our stock picks despite the stocks in our list remaining the same. The post above and its ensuing comments, if any, is purely the opinion of the writer(s). It therefore should never be considered as an investment advise of any sort. If required, readers […]

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in INVESTING - 31 Aug, 2014
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The following stocks have posted the highest returns this year to date August 29th 2014.    The post above and its ensuing comments, if any, is purely the opinion of the writer(s). It therefore should never be considered as an investment advise of any sort. If required, readers should please consult a competent professional financial […]

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in INVESTING - 31 Aug, 2014
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This week is the first week in September and the first of the “ember” months. Last week on our watch list we had the quintet of Premier Breweries, Caverton, FBNH, Diamond Bank and Flourmills Plc. Premier Breweries ended the week with a 31.6% pop, while Caverton dropped 5%. FBNH gained 2.3%, Diamond Bank on the […]

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in INVESTING - 30 Aug, 2014
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The month of August was always going to be a very tough month for the stock market. It’s a month where most business activities are paired down as most people go on vacations. This month was also dominated by the dreaded Ebola (EVD) scourge as the governments struggles to face off with one of the […]

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in PERSONAL FINANCE - 29 Aug, 2014
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Some years back a friend of mine was at cross roads about whether to resign in a consulting firm to study abroad or to stay back and accept the tempting offer to be a partner in the firm. The decision was a catch 22 for him and he knew whatever decision he took had to […]

in BUSINESS NEWS - 28 Aug, 2014
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Last week I wrote about this stock and how it’s rising so fast you probably can’t get to it. It had gained 71% back then and it looked sure to go above 100% only that I didn’t know it will get to 146.75% and probably still climbing. The stock you rightly guessed is – read […]

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in ANALYSIS - 28 Aug, 2014
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Initial Review Dangote Cement Plc. (6 months ended June 2014) Dangote Cement Plc (DCP) released financial results for 6 months ended 30th June 2014, wherein revenues rose 5.3% YoY to N208.9 billion, while PBT was largely flat (-0.6%) at N107 billion and PAT fell 11% YoY to N95 billion.             Revenue buoyed by increase in prices … Q2 […]

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in BUSINESS NEWS - 27 Aug, 2014
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Beta Glass Plc closed trading today with a 10% pop gaining N1.7 to close at N18.85. The share price is now less than N2 off its 52 weeks high of 21.46 naira. The post above and its ensuing comments, if any, is purely the opinion of the writer(s). It therefore should never be considered as […]

in INVESTING - 27 Aug, 2014
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7up Plc topped the gainers chart adding N7.22 today to close at N134 per share. The shares lack liquidity and demands seem to be driving the share price upwards. A few people who have bought the stock have ended up paying well over N130 for the stock reflecting a higher bid price for the stock. […]

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in BUSINESS NEWS - 27 Aug, 2014
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Reuters reports Royal Dutch Shell has sold some of four oil fields up for grabs in Nigeria, it said on Wednesday, as the oil and gas company pushes ahead with global asset sales to cut costs. Shell last year put up for sale its 30 percent shares in four oil blocks in the Niger Delta […]

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in BUSINESS NEWS - 27 Aug, 2014
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Trading on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) resumed on a poor note yesterday as more investors book profits, sending the twin market gauge northward. At the close of business monday, the NSE All Share Index or ASI depreciated by a 0.54 per cent or 224.71 points to close at 41,339.48 points from […]

in BUSINESS NEWS - 27 Aug, 2014
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Between January and July this year, the Federation Account Allocation Committee withdrew and shared the sum of N4.63tn from the Federation Account to the three tiers of government. The monthly allocation document obtained by our correspondent on Tuesday also revealed that within the same period, the sum of N4.66tn was collected as gross federally collected […]

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