Digital Payments Rise to $3.9trillion by Year End

Digital payments will approach $3.9 trillion this year, representing an increase of more than 14% on last year's total globally. This is according to a new study by

Lukman Otunuga, a research analyst at FXTM.

FXTM Analysis: Sterling, Euro and Dollar In Focus

FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga comments on Sterling, Euro and Dollar. Asian stocks retreated on Thursday following the mixed cues from Wall Street overnight,

Ecobank to Shut Branches, Cut Jobs as it Expands Digital Platforms

Ecobank plans to close branches and cut jobs as the Pan-African lender steps up investments in digital platforms, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Speaking to

Visa Establishes Regional HQto Support Nigeria, Other Markets

Visa, a global payments technology company, has announced that it has opened its regional headquarters for the Western and Central Africa region in Abidjan, Cote D’

FXTM Analysis: Brexit Bill Strikes Again

FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga comments on the Sterling ahead of official Brexit negotiations, and today’s Federal Reserve meeting. Sterling was unsettled during

CBN Expels 16 Banks from Forex Market

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday stopped 16 Deposit Money Banks from participating in the Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs)window of the foreign exchange

Bitcoin Soars to All-time High Above $1,400

Bitcoin surged to an all-time high above $1,400 on Tuesday, after more than tripling in value over the past year, with its most recent rise attributed to strong demand

AfDB Participates in 2017 World Economic Forum on Africa

The African Development Bank is participating in the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban, South Africa, from May 3-5. The delegation will be led by Jennifer Blanke

 (L-r):Dele Adeyinka, chief digital officer, ALAT; Yinka Asekun, chairman, Board of Directors, Wema bank Plc; Segun Oloketuji, MD/CEO and Demola Adebise, deputy MD, Wema Bank Plc., at the launch of Wema Bank, ALAT Digital Bank in Lagos on Tuesday.

Wema Bank Launches alat.ng, Targets 3m Customers & N200Bn Revenue by 2020

Wema Bank Plc, has geared up its innovative banking solutions with the launch of ‘ALAT’, the first fully Digital Bank in Nigeria. This announcement was made by Mr. Segun

CIMA Launches Financial Management Programme For Entrepreneurs

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the leading body of management accountants globally, has launched Certificate in Business Accounting for SMEs (