With the general cost of living climbing steadily higher, many people are looking for multiple streams of income to survive the coming years. According to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, in Nigeria, inflation rose to 17.33% in February 2021, making it the highest inflation rate recorded in four years.

Many…


Beyond its religious significance, the Easter season is a time to relax, take a much-needed break from work or school, and simply re-calibrate. …


Onoise Onaghinon — Executive Director, Afrinvest

Every year, the International Women’s Day celebration re-emphasizes the important role women play in cultural, political, social and economic development.

With this year’s celebration themed “Choose to Challenge”, women all over Nigeria and indeed across the globe are standing up against stereotypes and gender bias with the hope of seeing…


The Investment Playbook for 2021 — Questions &Answers

In light of the realities of today’s investment environment, investors need all the information they can get to build portfolios that will not only withstand the volatility of the market but also help reach investment goals.

During the maiden edition of our monthly webinar series, The Investment Playbook (TIP), our…


Right from his early days, Jide has always wanted to be wealthy and successful. He once tried selling paper planes in primary school but that didn’t work out quite well. Now a young man with a decent paying job, he decided to venture into the investing world.

Like everybody else…


Numbers, graphs and research.

That’s what naturally comes to mind when asked about investment skills. You should have the ability to crunch numbers to calculate percentages and margins, you must be able to study graphs to understand market trends, and you must be willing to do a lot of research…


With a skyrocketing inflation rate and depreciation of the naira, these are not exciting times for Nigerians. It has now become necessary for investors to diversify to bridge the negative real returns.

Outside the familiar world of stocks, bonds, mutual funds and treasury bills, there is a whole universe of…


The risk-return relationship is vital to invest. The relationship guides the decisions made by investors, both retail and institutional. The principle is always that for a higher level of risk, the expected returns of investors would be high.

In layman terms, it is common to hear investors say the higher…


One thing that all investors have in common is getting good value for their money, both in terms of interest income and capital appreciation. Investors seeking to hedge their savings against currency risk in Nigeria mostly look towards the “greenback” as a viable option.

If you have considered investing in…


Opportunity in a Crisis?

In our 2020 Economic & Financial Markets Outlook, we noted that the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari began with fiscal reforms as the Finance Act and the amended PSC Act were signed into law in H2:2019. As the economy was yet to fully recover from…

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