First Bank : This year’s Amateur Open Golf Championship is of PGA standard
As the Lagos Amateur Open Golf Championship 2019 concludes, Chief Risk Officer of First Bank, Olusegun Alebiosu says the bank's 58 years of partnership with the Lagos Amateur Open Golf Championship shows First Bank's commitment to showcasing Nigeria's golf prowess at the tourney which is PGA standard. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole, on the sidelines of the closing ceremony.
Chapel Hill: Liquidity in OMO market likely to reduce on OMO guideline
Chapel Hill says the directive by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) limiting individuals and local corporates from participating in Open Market Operations (OMO) Auctions, is an indication that the Apex Bank is ready to begin to roll back its balance sheet expansion, flatten or reduce the pace of growth. For a focus on Nigeria’s equities market, Macro and Fixed Income Analyst at Chapel Hill Denham, Omotola Abimbola joins CNBC Africa for more.
AfDB shareholders approve landmark $115bn capital increase
The African Development Bank (AfDB) held its extraordinary shareholders’ meeting in Abidjan were the Governor of the bank approved a landmark $115 billion increase in capital for the continent’s foremost financial institution. Kenneth Igbomor joins CNBC Africa for more.
The World of open banking
Plaid International Lead Keith Grose sit down with Bloomberg’s Senior Finance Editor James Hertling at The Future of Frictionless Payments in London on September 25, 2019.
Dramatic rise in Germans relying on food banks
The number of people visiting food banks in Germany has increased by 10%. The non-profit Tafel organization is taking Germany to task for neglecting its most vulnerable and wasting massive amounts of food.
Benedict Oramah discusses AfCFTA and how it can overcome Africa’s internal trade disputes
President of the Africa Export-Import Bank, Benedict Oramah says intraregional trade disputes in parts of Africa can be resolved through communication. To share some insight on the 500 million-dollar facility for the Manufacturer's Association of Nigeria (MAN) and efforts to strengthen economies across Africa, he joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for more.
South Africa's Kganyago says SARB policy is still accommodating
South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago discusses monetary policy and the prospects for the South African economy with Bloomberg's Guy Johnson and Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."
First Bank showcases opportunities in Nigeria’s agric value chain
CEO of First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) and Subsidiaries, Adesola Adeduntan says the objective of the Bank’s Agric Expo is to support the goal of the Federal Government of Nigeria to make Agriculture a mainstream in the country. To discuss this, he joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.
US crowdfunder sets up Sierra Leone credit database
Sierra Leonean teacher, Nancy Barmoi lost her identity card and could no longer apply for a loan as banks could not look up her credit history.
Argentina stocks rebound after currency controls take effect
Argentina's spiraling peso rallied slightly after the country imposed capital controls. Despite government assurances, long lines formed outside banks with people worried about being able to withdraw their cash.