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Trading on NSE closes on positive note, market indices up 0.95%

Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed for the week on Friday on a positive note with Nigerian Breweries leading the price gainers.

NSE: Investors trade 173.55 million shares worth N3.71 billion

A total of 173.55 million shares valued at N3.71 billion were traded in 3,082 deals on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday.

Dangote Cement, Nestle lead losers’ chart on NSE

Key equities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday sustained days of losses with Dangote Cement dropping N13 to close at N210 per share.
Pedestrians walk past the electronics stock indicator at the window of a security company in Tokyo on March 2, 2018. Tokyo stocks opened lower on March 2, taking a negative lead from Wall Street where shares tumbled after President Donald Trump vowed to enact steep tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, reviving fears of a trade war. / AFP PHOTO / Toshifumi KITAMURA

Tokyo stocks open higher as yen remains cheaper

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday despite lingering worries about trade issues as the yen lost ground against the dollar, which tends to boost stocks.
Pedestrians walk past the electronics stock indicator at the window of a security company in Tokyo on March 2, 2018. Tokyo stocks opened lower on March 2, taking a negative lead from Wall Street where shares tumbled after President Donald Trump vowed to enact steep tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, reviving fears of a trade war. / AFP PHOTO / Toshifumi KITAMURA

Asian markets sink on fresh trade fears after Donald Trump remarks

Hong Kong and Shanghai led a broad sell-off across most Asian markets Monday after Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports, ramping up fears of an all-out trade war between the world's top two economies.
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NSE admits N1.7 billion FGN Savings Bonds in seven months

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has admitted about N1.7 billion worth of Federal Government Saving Bonds new issuances in its daily official list in the first seven month of 2018.
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NSE market capitalisation dips by N19 billion

Equity transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday reversed to the negative trend after appreciating for one day as market capitalisation depreciated by N19 billion.
A pedestrian stands in front of an electronics stock indicator displaying individual stock prices on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on February 22, 2018. Tokyo stocks opened lower on February 22 following falls on Wall Street after minutes from the US central bank's last meeting solidified expectations of interest rate hikes ahead. / AFP PHOTO / Kazuhiro NOGI

Tokyo stocks close lower on trade worries, typhoon damage

Tokyo stocks closed lower on Wednesday, weighed down by the country's worst typhoon in 25 years and continued worries about trade conflicts.

OkomuOil leads capital market gain as indices appreciate by 0.27%

Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange closed on a positive note on Tuesday, with OkomuOil leading the gainers’ table for the day.
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Nigerian Stock Exchange trading maintains bearish trend, index down 0.68 percent

Equity transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange ended on a negative note on Friday with the market indices dropping further by 0.68 per cent.
A man walks past a stock indicator showing share prices at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on April 5, 2018. Tokyo stocks closed higher on April 5 as fears of a US-China trade war eased and the yen weakened against the dollar. - AFP - Behrouz MEHRI

Tokyo shares end flat ahead of US data

Tokyo stocks ended flat Thursday, trimming earlier gains as investors locked in profits ahead of new data on the US economy.
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Oscar Onyema: UK remains great ally for Nigeria’s capital market development

The chief executive officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar Onyema, has averred that the United Kingdom remains a key partner to Nigeria, particularly for its capital market development.
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NSE moves 345.057 million shares worth N2.27 billion

A total of 345.057 million shares valued at N2.27 billion were traded in 3,261 deals on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday.

Nigeria Stock Exchange lifts suspension on shares of Standard Alliance Insurance

The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday lifted the suspension placed on trading in the shares of Standard Alliance Insurance Plc over non-submission of accounts.

Total oil tops gainers’ table on Nigerian Stock Exchange

Trading on Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed on a positive note on Tuesday, with Total Oil leading the gainers’ table.
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NSE indices grow further by 0.63%, amid Dangote Cement gain

Trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange sustained a postive growth on Friday, with Dangote Cement leading the gainers’ table for the second consecutive day.
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NSE: Trading resumes after Eid-El-Kabir celebration with 1.57% growth

Transactions reopened on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday after the two-day public holiday to mark Eid-El-Kabir celebration with a growth of 1.57 per cent.

Manchester United share prices reach record high on NYSE

Manchester United may be struggling to meet their demands on the pitch but off it, things simply could not be better as the club's share price reached a record high on Tuesday.

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NSE closes on upbeat, market indices up 0.55%

Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed on a positive note on Tuesday with Nestle leading the price gainers.
(FILES) This file photo taken on March 22, 2018 shows a computer screen displaying the logo of the social networking site Facebook, taken in Manchester, England. Facebook took out full-page ads in European newspapers on April 16, 2018 to trumpet tough new EU legislation that promises "more data protection for you", as the company seeks to win back trust following a damaging privacy scandal. The new law, set to come into effect on May 25, aims to give users more control over how their personal information is stored and used online, with big fines for firms that break the rules. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF

Facebook accused of discrimination with job ad targeting

A complaint has been filed with the US government accusing Facebook and 10 other companies of using the platform's job ad targeting system to discriminate on the basis of gender.

Senator Gemade dumps PDP after few weeks

Gemade, a national chairman of the PDP, was among the 14 senators who defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in July. His defection comes barely eight weeks after he joined the party.
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Togo to hold elections in December

Togo, ruled by Africa's longest serving political dynasty and rocked by months of anti-regime protests, will hold legislative and local elections in December as well as a referendum on constitutional reforms, the national poll body said on Tuesday.

India approves ban on instant divorce

In a landmark move, the Indian government on Wednesday approved a ban on triple talaq (instant divorce), a prevalent practice of instant divorce common among the country’s minority Muslims, by passing an executive order.