Ahead of Nigeria’s bond auction: What to expect
25 October 2018 | 7:31 am
Traders expect todays bond auction to drive market behaviour in the coming days. Chioma Udu, FX Dealer at GT Bank joins CNBC Africa to review activity at the fixed income and forex markets.
8 Feb 2020
Nigeria’s Debt Management Office says foreign investors cut their participation in Nigerian government bond auctions last year, buying just 4.39 of all bonds issued compared with 10.99 per cent bought in 2018. Ifueko Olotu, Team Lead, Treasury Coverage at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.
12 Feb 2020
Thanks to an innovative concept, a swivel pickup inspired by James Bond which allows musicians to swith styles and, therefore, use just one guitar instead of several, a small electric guitar company from the Allier region of France is taking the American market by storm. Rock bands Guns N'Roses and ZZ Top are already fans of Wild Customs guitars, which employs just five people.
30 Mar 2020
Bankole Odusanya, Head of Fixed Income Trading at United Bank for Africa (UBA) joins CNBC Africa to discuss investors’ response to bond auction by Nigeria’s Debt Management Office.
6 Apr 2020
DC residents join a global "teddy bear hunt" aimed at bonding communities despite the coronavirus confinement, by placing teddy bears in their windows for children and adults to spot during their rare outings outside.
16 Apr 2020
Traders say Nigeria’s April bond auction may not hold on the back of Nigeria's 14-day lockdown but adds that the Debt Management Office would keep paying this month’s coupons. Bankole Odusanya, Head of Fixed Income trading at UBA joins CNBC Africa for this discussion.
5 May 2020
Germany's constitutional court has ruled that the European Central Bank's stimulus program partly contravenes German law, because neither the German government nor parliament signs off on the spending.
8 Jun 2020
Protesters in the UK have pulled down a statue of a slave trader during a demonstration in honor of George Floyd. Since Black Lives Matter protests began, controversial statues have come down in cities around the globe.
10 Jun 2020
Anti-racism protesters in Bristol, England, are seen tearing down a statue of slave trader Edward Colston and throwing it into Bristol harbour. Protesters tie the bronze statue of the 17th-century slave trader with rope and pulled it down amid cheers from the crowd.
11 Oct 2020
We discuss some sad and thrilling 007 news that's popping up in the press. We also discuss the pros and cons of this year's virtual UN General Assembly. Finally, we take a look at melting Arctic ice and at how many bars and pubs were put on ice because of the coronavirus.
1 Nov 2020
Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom as the suave, sexy and sophisticated British agent James Bond and went on to grace the silver screen for four decades, has died aged 90.
24 Nov 2020
Oil prices edged higher as drug maker Pfizer said the final result of its COVID-19 trial showed a 95 per cent efficacy and plans to apply for an emergency U.S authorization within days. Bankole Odusanya, Head of Fixed Income trading at UBA joins CNBC Africa for more.
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