CBN makes new moves to lure foreign investors
13 April 2017 | 2:00 pm
The Central Bank of Nigeria says its plans to begin forex auctions in the spot market and open a special window for foreign investors to trade freely and repatriate dividends.
16 Sep 2019
The Governor of Nigeria’s Nasarawa state; Abdullahi Sule says engagements with the private sector reveal that poor road network and power have been the major reasons impacting significant investments into the state. From the sidelines of the 59th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, he discussed the plans to fix the highlighted problems with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole.
26 Sep 2019
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York about the nation's "historic" decision to cut corporate tax to increase investment in the South Asian nation.
10 Oct 2019
Bloomberg’s Giles Turner sits down with Mubadala Investment Company Head of Ventures, Ibrahim Ajami; Blossom Capital Founder, Ophelia Brown; and SoftBank Vision Fund Managing Partner and Investment Committee Member, Saleh Romeih, at the Bloomberg Invest London Summit for a conversation on the future of tech investing.
14 Oct 2019
Saudi Arabia threw open its doors on Friday to foreign tourists when she launched a new visa regime for 49 countries and appealed to foreign investors to invest in a sector it hopes should contribute 10% of gross domestic product by 2030.
15 Nov 2019
Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor of Nigeria’s Abia State – one of the 36 States in the country – is at the Africa Investment Forum in Sandton to showcase some of the investment opportunities in the State. He would like Abia State to become the manufacturing hub, not only for Nigeria, but for the Sub-Saharan region.
1 Dec 2019
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hosted African leaders for the third G20 Compact with Africa summit in Berlin. The initiative aims to boost private investment in Africa — but challenges remain.
21 Nov 2019
As we await today's bond auction results. Currency Trader at UBA, Deinma Iyagba joins CNBC Africa to review trading activity.
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.
29 Feb 2020
Senate to investigate, withholding tax revenues on bank deposits, dividends
21 Mar 2020
The banking sector is in the red today, even as the Central Bank of Nigeria announced moves to soften the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Nigeria’s economy. Ebunoluwa Babarinde, Manager at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa to review the performance of the Lagos bourse amid current macro realities.
23 Apr 2020
The economic crisis wrought by COVID-19 has seen several German companies resort to using state aid to keep their employees paid. Yet some of those companies still plan on paying out billions to their shareholders.
16 Sep 2020
Nigeria's major capital market regulator has put out guidelines on how the investing community in Nigeria should classify cryptocurrencies and digital assets. The Securities and Exchange Commission also gave a three-month ultimatum for already existing digital assets to register their offerings. Chuta Chimezie, Founder and Coordinator, Blockchain User Group and Sam Chidoka, MD and CEO of Kairos Capital joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for this discussion.
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Regions around the world are facing drought and water shortage, even where rain was once abundant — and that will only worsen as the planet warms. In many parts of the world, cities and countries are learning to adapt.
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