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Swissinfo
UBS Said to End Coverage of Nigerian Bank Eurobonds on Liquidity(Bloomberg) -- UBS Group AG ceased its fixed-income research coverage of Nigeri
UBS Said to End Coverage of Nigerian Bank Eurobonds on Liquidity
Swissinfo / Posted 19 hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- UBS Group AG ceased its fixed-income research coverage of Nigeria’s banks, according to a person with knowledge of the matter, as international investors increasingly shun Africa’s biggest oil producer and economy. The lender cut its... Read more
22h
Market Watch
Only biotech companies have braved IPO market this year — with insider helpChristopher Galluzzo/Nasdaq Proteostasis rang the opening bell Thursday at the
Only biotech companies have braved IPO market this year — with insider help
Market Watch / Posted 22 hours ago
Christopher Galluzzo/Nasdaq Proteostasis rang the opening bell Thursday at the Nasdaq. The trading debuts of two newly public companies Thursday brought the grand total for 2016 to four, but it may also mark the start of a new IPO trend. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Banks Restructure Oil Sector Loans On Crude Price SlumpGiven the continued decline in oil prices, commercial banks have started restru
Banks Restructure Oil Sector Loans On Crude Price Slump
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Given the continued decline in oil prices, commercial banks have started restructuring the tenures of their upstream loans to 10 years, up from five years, using a benchmark of $30 per barrel, a report has revealed. Research and financial advisory... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Upfront Summit, ads and acquisitions of Mophie and Represent among week's L.A. tech highlightsThe Los Angeles tech conference, hosted by Santa Monica venture firm Upfront Ve
Upfront Summit, ads and acquisitions of Mophie and Represent among week's L.A. tech highlights
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Los Angeles tech conference, hosted by Santa Monica venture firm Upfront Ventures, brought hundreds of investors and tech executives to the Dolby Theatre over two days. During one session, Johnson and other racial-minority leaders in tech... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Tough market for Advanced Disposal IPOMonday, February 8, 12:43 PM EST Yet, Advanced Disposal Services Inc. is sched
Tough market for Advanced Disposal IPO
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Monday, February 8, 12:43 PM EST Yet, Advanced Disposal Services Inc. is scheduled to bring its IPO to the market this week. The waste management company headquartered in Nocatee in St. Johns County hopes to sell about 21.4 million shares at $20 to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We're Widening Tax Base to Fund 2016 BudgetThe Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said
We're Widening Tax Base to Fund 2016 Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said that the Federal Government is widening the nation's tax base to fund the 2016 budget. The minister said this when a delegation of foreign investors led by Dr Shamsuddeen... Read more
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New York Post
Are these celebs the next Wall Street darlings?The next blockbusters for Jessica Alba, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Hudson might n
Are these celebs the next Wall Street darlings?
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
The next blockbusters for Jessica Alba, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Hudson might not be in the movie theater — but in the stock market. Alba, co-founder of natural-baby products empire Honest Co., is hoping to take her company public at a $1.7 billion... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Now Safe Haven for InvestorsMinister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has urge
Nigeria Now Safe Haven for Investors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has urged potential investors in Nigerian to take advantage of the Change agenda of the present administration to tap from the huge benefits inherent in the economy, describing... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Is Safe Haven for InvestorsBy Abiodun Oluwarotiimi, Andrew Oota, George Agba, Jonathan Nda-Isaiah and NSE
Nigeria Is Safe Haven for Investors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
By Abiodun Oluwarotiimi, Andrew Oota, George Agba, Jonathan Nda-Isaiah and NSE Anthony-Uko The federal government has asserted that Nigeria remains a safe haven for foreign businesses to make profitable investments. Minister of state for budget and... Read more
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Market Watch
Strong start for first two IPOs of the year could ease some concernsAfter a dry spell, the first two initial public offerings of 2016 started tradi
Strong start for first two IPOs of the year could ease some concerns
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
After a dry spell, the first two initial public offerings of 2016 started trading Wednesday and both opened above their issue price. BeiGene Ltd. BGNE, +18.44% a company developing immuno-oncology drugs for cancer treatments, kicked off the year’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG to Reform Agencies Responsible for Attracting InvestorsAbuja — Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN)has said government will take necessa
FG to Reform Agencies Responsible for Attracting Investors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Abuja — Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN)has said government will take necessary steps to make it easier to register and operate business in Nigeria. A statement by the Special Assistant to the vice-president on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu... Read more
10d
Market Watch
Etsy officially a do-good company, but the stock ... not so goodEtsy has been officially re-certified as a B Corporation and seemingly cleared
Etsy officially a do-good company, but the stock ... not so good
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
Etsy has been officially re-certified as a B Corporation and seemingly cleared for its tax practices, but the news doesn’t seem to be pleasing investors. Shares of Etsy ETSY, -5.43% fell 4% Tuesday morning after the company announced that B Lab had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Does Not Need Oil to Develop - VP Yemi OsinbajoThe drop in oil prices not withstanding, Nigeria has everything it needs to bui
Nigeria Does Not Need Oil to Develop - VP Yemi Osinbajo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The drop in oil prices not withstanding, Nigeria has everything it needs to build and sustain a vibrant economy, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said. "This country has practically what it takes to run a solid economy that is not dependent on oil,... Read more
11d
Market Watch
January IPO shutout could stall tech startup fundingJanuary failed to produce any initial public offerings, the first month without
January IPO shutout could stall tech startup funding
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
January failed to produce any initial public offerings, the first month without an IPO since 2011, which could be a bad sign for private company funding. During the first month of 2016, five companies withdrew IPO filings and two postponed pricing,... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Biotech String: Assessing the January Damage, Gilead's Bottoming P/E, Sarepta Panel Date?Some biotech string to start your week: What the (bleep) just happened? Befor
Biotech String: Assessing the January Damage, Gilead's Bottoming P/E, Sarepta Panel Date?
TheStreet.com / Posted 11 days ago
Some biotech string to start your week: What the (bleep) just happened? Before I look ahead, the biotech train wreck in the rearview mirror must be addressed. The Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (NBI) lost 21% of its value in January, the third-worst... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Time To Panic"? Nigeria Begs World Bank For Massive Loan As Dollar Reserves Dry UpHaving urged "don't panic" just 4 short months ago, it appears Nigeria just did
"Time To Panic"? Nigeria Begs World Bank For Massive Loan As Dollar Reserves Dry Up
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
Having urged "don't panic" just 4 short months ago, it appears Nigeria just did just that as the global dollar short squeeze forces the eight-month-old government of President Muhammadu Buhari to beg The World Bank and African Development Bank for... Read more
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Boston Herald
Bitter pill for biotechsA hot Cambridge company is set to be one of the first biotech companies to go p
Bitter pill for biotechs
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
A hot Cambridge company is set to be one of the first biotech companies to go public in months, a crucial test for markets that have cooled to biotech investments. “It’ll be a test for what’s happening in the biotech area,” said Kathleen Smith,... Read more
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Investopedia
5 Anticipated IPOs that Didn't Make it in 2015A review of the S&P 500 chart for the second half of 2015 illustrates the appre
5 Anticipated IPOs that Didn't Make it in 2015
Investopedia / Posted 16 days ago
A review of the S&P 500 chart for the second half of 2015 illustrates the apprehension experienced by investors during the run-up to the Federal Reserve’s decision to begin raising interest rates from the near-zero level. The pervasive spirit of risk... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Devaluation Will Trigger Crisis in Banking SectorNigerian Banks are projected to suffer more from another devaluation should the
Devaluation Will Trigger Crisis in Banking Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Nigerian Banks are projected to suffer more from another devaluation should the CBN concede to pressure to devalue the naira. The banks will suffer asset erosion, reduced income from foreign exchange transaction and loan default from customers. This... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Weak IPO market makes NYC startups look strongNew York has long looked on with awe at the spectacular valuations given to ven
Weak IPO market makes NYC startups look strong
Crain's New York Business / Posted 20 days ago
New York has long looked on with awe at the spectacular valuations given to venture-backed startups in Silicon Valley: $62 billion for Uber, $25 billion for Airbnb, $10 billion for Dropbox. Though New York is now No. 2 in venture-capital investment,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Market loses grip on early gains, ends mixedNEW YORK — Stocks struggled through a turbulent day of trading Tuesday and ende
Market loses grip on early gains, ends mixed
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
NEW YORK — Stocks struggled through a turbulent day of trading Tuesday and ended mixed, led by utility and consumer stocks. The price of crude oil continued to fall, and energy and mining stocks tumbled. Stocks in Asia and Europe rallied earlier in... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
US stocks rise, led by utilities and telecom companiesNEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are inching higher Tuesday after sharp sell-offs la
US stocks rise, led by utilities and telecom companies
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 24 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are inching higher Tuesday after sharp sell-offs last week. Utilities and telecommunications companies are rising, but energy and mining stocks continue to slump on fears that demand and prices will get worse. KEEPING... Read more
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24d
The San Angelo Standard-Times
US stocks slip as energy and metals prices keep fallingNEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are inching lower Tuesday, adding to sharp sell-off
US stocks slip as energy and metals prices keep falling
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 24 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are inching lower Tuesday, adding to sharp sell-offs last week. Utilities and telecommunications companies are rising, but energy and mining stocks continue to slump on fears that demand and prices will get worse. KEEPING... Read more
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24d
Your Hometown Lima Stations
US stocks slip as energy and metals prices keep fallingNEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are inching lower Tuesday, adding to sharp sell-off
US stocks slip as energy and metals prices keep falling
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 24 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are inching lower Tuesday, adding to sharp sell-offs last week. Utilities and telecommunications companies are rising, but energy and mining stocks continue to slump on fears that demand and prices will get worse. KEEPING... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Banking stocks lead the way as US stocks reboundNEW YORK -- U.S. stocks are inching higher Tuesday after sharp sell-offs last w
Banking stocks lead the way as US stocks rebound
Silicon Valley / Posted 24 days ago
NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks are inching higher Tuesday after sharp sell-offs last week. Strong results from investment bank Morgan Stanley are boosting financial stocks, but energy and mining stocks continue to slump. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Banking stocks lead the way as US stocks reboundNEW YORK -- U.S. stocks are inching higher Tuesday after sharp sell-offs last w
Banking stocks lead the way as US stocks rebound
The Fremont Argus / Posted 24 days ago
NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks are inching higher Tuesday after sharp sell-offs last week. Strong results from investment bank Morgan Stanley are boosting financial stocks, but energy and mining stocks continue to slump. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
US stocks slip as energy and metals prices keep fallingNEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are inching lower Tuesday, adding to sharp sell-off
US stocks slip as energy and metals prices keep falling
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 24 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are inching lower Tuesday, adding to sharp sell-offs last week. Utilities and telecommunications companies are rising, but energy and mining stocks continue to slump on fears that demand and prices will get worse. KEEPING... Read more
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26d
Zawya
Hard timesFinancial ServicesHard times In This Article Global asset manager PineBridge Investments set up
Hard timesFinancial Services
Zawya / Posted 26 days ago
Hard times In This Article Global asset manager PineBridge Investments set up a Middle East operation in 2012 with plans to build a private equity investment house that would span the MENA region, including Turkey. Regional chief executive Talal Al... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economists Foresee Stronger Shilling in 2016By Elizabeth Merab and Jacqueline Kubania Kenya's currency fared better agains
Economists Foresee Stronger Shilling in 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
By Elizabeth Merab and Jacqueline Kubania Kenya's currency fared better against the US dollar than the currencies of other leading economies in Africa and the Americas last year. Economists predict a stronger, more stable shilling in 2016,... Read more
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Market Watch
Tech IPO for startup that charges borrowers 176% interest on loansAs the payday loan industry faces a crackdown in the United States, an online s
Tech IPO for startup that charges borrowers 176% interest on loans
Market Watch / Posted 28 days ago
As the payday loan industry faces a crackdown in the United States, an online service that also offers small loans with high interest rates to people with poor credit is preparing to take Wall Street’s biggest stage, even though it admits that its... Read more
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Market Watch
‘New face of payday lending’ set for IPO paydayAs the payday loan industry faces a crackdown in the United States, an online s
‘New face of payday lending’ set for IPO payday
Market Watch / Posted 28 days ago
As the payday loan industry faces a crackdown in the United States, an online service that also offers small loans with high interest rates to people with poor credit is preparing to take Wall Street’s biggest stage, even though it admits that its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economists Forecast a Stronger, More Stable Shilling in 2016By Elizabeth Merab and Jacqueline Kubania Kenya's currency fared better agains
Economists Forecast a Stronger, More Stable Shilling in 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
By Elizabeth Merab and Jacqueline Kubania Kenya's currency fared better against the US dollar than the currencies of other leading economies in Africa and the Americas last year even as economists predict a stronger, more stable shilling in 2016,... Read more
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