Access Bank: Investor appetite in bond market remains soft
26 August 2019 | 9:02 am
Traders say the pressure on funding rates is likely to increase in Nigeria’s money market as the market is not slated to receive any inflow today. Currently, investors’ appetite in the bonds market remains soft. To discuss the trends in Nigeria’s fixed income and Forex market, Bukky Aregbesola, Head of Fixed Income at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.
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