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  • Nigeria’s $2.5bn Currency Swap with China
  • Reports of Nigeria and China deal a couple of weeks ago, to do a currency “swap” equivalent to $2.5bn while not being exactly earth-shaking in the scheme of things, inside capital markets, it is, nonetheless,[...]
  • Date Posted:: 15/May/2018
  • Is Banking on Your Smartphone Safe?
  •    If you live life on the move, mobile banking can seem like an ideal way to keep track of your finances. But is it a safe way to manage your money? Banking using your smartphone gives you direct access to yo[...]
  • Date Posted:: 15/May/2018
  • Banks and Collateral for Corporate Loans
  • The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) the other day released its Credit Conditions Survey Report (CCSR) for the first quarter (Q1) of 2018. Arising from the CCSR are some issues of interest. The first is the finding that, &l[...]
  • Date Posted:: 08/May/2018
  • Common mistakes to Avoid on Your Current Account
  • Most of us think about our current account in only one way: Is there enough money in it? While that’s certainly the most important piece of the puzzle, there are plenty of other things to consider to ensure that y[...]
  • Date Posted:: 08/May/2018
  • Understanding Dormant Bank Account
  • Your bank account becomes dormant if you don’t use it to perform any transaction for two years. Such transactions include withdrawal of cash at a branch or Automated Teller Machine (ATM), payment by cheque, transfe[...]
  • Date Posted:: 07/May/2018
  • Naira/Yuan swap: A major Chinese footprint on Nigeriaâ€...
  • Central Banks, the world over, have responsibility for ensuring that a nation’s currency reserves are held in instruments, which would protect the domestic value of income and savings.  Indeed, every CBN Gover[...]
  • Date Posted:: 07/May/2018
  • Business owners willing to Automate Employees’ Work c...
  • The Convener, Time Management and Productivity Summit in Nigeria, Mr. Afolabi Abiodun, speaks to OZIOMA UBABUKOH on the slow growth of SMEs and minimum wage, among others issues The issue of minimum wage has remained a[...]
  • Date Posted:: 25/Apr/2018
  • Will Nigeria Heed IMF Warning?
  • Anytime these two global financial institutions- the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank convene their annual meetings- it’s always like receiving lectures on contemporary financial/economic matters. The[...]
  • Date Posted:: 24/Apr/2018
  • Credit Expansion Will Define Banking Competition in 2018-Cor...
  • The ability of banks to expand credit to the real sector will define the nature of competition in the banking industry in 2018. Coronation Research, a member of the Coronation Merchant Bank, stated this in its 2018 forec[...]
  • Date Posted:: 23/Apr/2018
  • Being in Business is also Being Patriotic
  • Adebola is one of the most ebullient guys I have known in the course of work and life. But as we settled down to our usual watering hole last weeoody. Was he struck by a personal tragedy? Why is a guy who is the sunshine[...]
  • Date Posted:: 19/Apr/2018
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