Nigeria’s PMI rises to 56.3 in July
02 August 2017 | 10:00 am
The FBN Purchasing Manager’s Index for July shows a small improvement from June. The headline figure improved from 55.9 in June to 56.3 in July.
6 May 2019
On the side-lines of FBN Holdings’ 7th Annual General Meeting, Group Managing Director UK Eke discussed the bank’s 2019 first-quarter earnings and strategies for the year.
12 May 2019
On the side-lines of FBN Holdings’ 7th Annual General Meeting CNBC Africa's Christy Cole caught up with the CEO First Bank of Nigeria and Subsidiaries Adesola Adeduntan, to discuss the agenda of the meeting which covered dividend payments and re-election of the group’s directors.
10 May 2019
With over 200 CEO's surveyed in its maiden Manufacturers CEO's Confidence Index, Nigeria's first-quarter reading came in at 51.3 points, depicting a manufacturing sector that is slightly above the minimum threshold. Mansur Ahmed the President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to break down the findings.
18 May 2019
The BRVM Composite Index is down 2.9 per cent year-to-date. Myriam Ouattara, Portfolio Manager at EDC Asset Management joins CNBC Africa to discuss activities shaping the BRVM market.
24 Jun 2019
The NSE Industrial index gained 1.9 percent on Thursday despite the overall bearish sentiments in the market. Sam Chidoka, MD and CEO of Kairos Capital joins CNBC Africa to discuss the markets and news impacting the economy.
13 Jul 2019
Tax breaks are a vital strategy for Nigeria in the execution of its ease of doing business strategies. While speaking in an interview with CNBC Africa's Christy Cole, on the sidelines of the ongoing annual conference of the Nigerian Bar Association's Section on Business Law, Cecilia Akintomide, non-Executive Director of FBN Holdings pointed out that such tax breaks and incentives would normally be reinvested by business owners leading to expansion and more jobs.
7 Jul 2019
BRVM Composite Index is down 8.4 per cent year-to-date in the first half of the year. Myriam Ouattara, Portfolio Manager at EDC Asset Management joins CNBC Africa for more.
3 Aug 2019
Thomas Schroeder, founder and managing director of Chart Partners, talks about Indian stocks and currency. He speaks with Yvonne Man and David Ingles on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
4 Aug 2019
Nigeria’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (MPMI) for the month of July stood at 57.6 index points according to data by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). To discuss this and other top business news making the rounds, Kayode Akindele, Partner at TIA Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.
24 Aug 2019
It has been a mixed week so far at the equities markets, as more half-year earnings trickle in. For a mid-week equities market review, Baba Ibrahim, Managing Director of Mainstreet Securities joins CNBC Africa for more.
23 Sep 2019
Next40, a new index for the 40 fastest-growing French companies
5 Oct 2019
Paul Sheard, senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, examines the U.S. Institute for Supply Management's factory index, which slipped to 47.8 in September, the second straight reading below 50. He speaks with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets."
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