FXTM Analysis: Dollar to Conclude Year as Winner

The heightened expectations of higher US interest rates in 2017 hasfuelled the Greenback’s market shaking appreciation this quarter with the currency on route to

Interswitch Delays IPO Plan Over Dollar Supply Concerns

Interswitch, which processes payments for banks and owns a brand of debit cards in Nigeria, suspended plans to raise as much as $1 billion in an initial public offering

NEC Moves to Replace Cards with Facial Technology

Cashless transactions are easy, thanks to swipe-to-pay debit cards and digital wallets like Apple Pay. But the future of cashless pay may not be in your phone, but in

Wari, Mastercard Fighting ‘Cash’ in 35 African Markets

Wari and Mastercard signed a Strategic Alliance Agreement that will help strengthen the Wari offering for its users but also the digital payment ecosystem in 35 African

Nigerians Abroad ‘Remitted $35Bn Home’ in 2016

Nigerians living abroad remitted over $35 billion back to the country in 2016, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and

Zenith Bank, Mastercard Partnership Set to Strengthen Ghana’s Banking System

Mastercard and Zenith Bank have extended their partnership in West Africa to now include Ghana. The agreement is geared towards issuing a suite of digital payment

IFC Launches Online Tool for Expanding Energy Markets in Africa

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today launched an online tool to develop off-grid energy in Sub Saharan Africa. The "Off-Grid Market Opportunity Tool" draws on a

SEC Seeks EFCC’s Support to Curb Market Infractions

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it is working on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to

AfDB Group provides $250m to Support ENABLE YOUTH Nigeria Programme

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has approved the ENABLE Youth Nigeria programme, and will provide a USD 250 million loan, to

 (L-r): Afolabi Olorode, deputy director and head, Financial Advisory; Lolade Sasore, head, marketing & corporate communications receiving the award for Best Local Investment Bank in Nigeria and Best Asset Manager in Nigeria on behalf of FBN Capital from Christopher Moore, Publisher & CEO EMEAFinance at the 9th EMEAFinance African Banking Awards 2016 in London, UK, recently.

FBN Capital Bags Investment Banking & Asset Management Awards

FBN Capital Limited, the Investment Banking and Asset Management business of FBN Holdings Plc, has again received the prestigious ‘Best Local Investment Bank in Nigeria