Nigeria’s mortgage industry trends to watch out for
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Derin Adediran a Real Estate Investment Analyst at Homebase Mortgage Bank says Nigeria's mortgage banking industry is growing as the number of people taking mortgages is going daily.
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The US Treasury, Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation have unveiled a plan meant to stem any contagion from Silicon Valley Bank's (SVB) failure on Friday. The Federal Reserve will provide an emergency lending facility that will ensure all of the bank's depositors are repaid in full.
Banking stocks around the world have fallen sharply following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and a subsequent intervention by US regulators to protect depositors. Smaller regional lenders in the US are particularly hard hit, with many requests being made to move deposits to some of the country's larger lenders.
Shares of Credit Suisse have plunged to a record low, after its top shareholder declined to increase its stake. The slide has added to market jitters over the state of Europe's banking sector, although it's not directly related to the recent collapse of two American lenders. Also in the show: the UK government outlines its budget, as it tries to protect households and businesses from the ongoing cost-of-living crisis.
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