Nigeria’s fixed income and forex market review
30 June 2019 | 3:29 pm
Nigeria's May inflation figures grew by 11.40 per cent year-on-year from 11.37 per cent in April. Chioma Udu, Forex Dealer at GT Bank joins me to discuss this and other stories impacting Nigeria’s fixed income and forex market so far this week.
24 Jan 2021
Melanie Igbe's restaurant hosted 50 people a day when it opened in Nigeria's megacity Lagos a year ago. Fear of coronavirus has driven most diners away, but Igbe believes inflation rather than the pandemic may kill her business.
29 Jan 2021
Nigeria's low income earners groan over electricity tariff hike
18 Feb 2021
Assessing 16.47% inflation Spike in Nigeria
16 Mar 2021
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Here are some of the stories to look out for when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Wednesday.
6 May 2021
Many Sudanese are cutting down on groceries for Ramadan feasts this year as acute inflation blunts the impact of a donor-funded scheme to pay most citizens a basic monthly income.
5 May 2021
Madagascar is facing a second deadly wave of Covid-19, as the South African variant spreads across the island nation. In the past month, almost 13,000 infections and 250 deaths have been recorded, according to official figures that likely represent a vast underestimate. The situation is spiralling out of control and has been worsened by shortages of oxygen and medicine, with hospitals overwhelmed. Meanwhile, the authorities are downplaying the gravity of the situation. The first vaccines are due to arrive at the end of the week in Madagascar. Our correspondent Gaëlle Borgia reports.
13 May 2021
Inflation in the US soared at its fastest pace in over a decade, with consumer prices 4.2% higher than in April 2020. The data spooked investors around the world, contributing to a global market selloff.
Stocks sink on inflation woes, as bitcoin plunges, Senate suspend plenary for constitution review
19 May 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday
14 Jun 2021
Consumer prices have soared 5% in the US compared to a year earlier, as demand for goods and services soars. If high levels of inflation persist, the US Federal Reserve could be forced to adjust monetary policy.
20 Jul 2021
Notwithstanding the hike in the price of foodstuff, ram and other items in Nigeria due to Eid-el-Kabir, Muslims in Nigeria are celebrating the holy festival also known as Eid-al-Adha. However, with the price of a ram ranging between ₦120,000 and ₦400,000, not everyone is smiling as they observe the yearly ritual.
30 Jul 2021
It's the first time since the global financial crash that inflation in Germany has reached such levels. The coronavirus pandemic is not the only factor driving the surge.
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Sudan says troops from neighboring Ethiopia executed seven Sudanese soldiers and one of its civilians, putting the bodies on public show. Relations between the two neighbors have soured over a border dispute.
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Ahead of the annual NATO Summit in Madrid this week, the alliance's chief announced plans to increase the number of its high-readiness forces and bolster its eastern flank.
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Authorities in South Africa are seeking clues after 21 teenagers died in a packed bar. Also, the G7 is to mobilise $600 billion of investment in global infrastructure projects in the next five years, including in Africa, in a bid to counter China's initiatives. Finally, we speak to DJ and curator Mo Laudi about the "Globalisto" exhibition by African artists in the French city of Saint-Etienne.
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A German court has sentenced a 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to five years in prison. The pensioner is the oldest person so far to be charged with being complicit with the war crimes of the Holocaust.
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It is election season again and some words and terms will be flying around making you wonder what they really mean. Here are some of the words and their meanings.