Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Fresh bargain hunting lifts stock market indices marginally by N3 billion

Nigerian Stock Exchange
Renewed bargain hunting on highly capitalized stocks triggered activities on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday, as most blue-chip stocks appreciated in price, causing market capitalisation to increase marginally by N3 billion.

Adherence to standards imperative for global competitiveness, profitability

The Director-General, SON, Osita Aboloma
 By Editor
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has charged the business community to adhere strictly to global best practices, saying that this is the only way to be competitive globally.
The Director-General, SON, Osita Aboloma, explained that complying with standards would also

Knowledge sharing to drive Industry 4.0 in developing economies



By Femi Adekoya
The potential of Industry 4.0 may not be realised without knowledge-sharing to raise awareness about the challenges and opportunities in it.
This was the view of stakeholders at a conference titled, “Unlocking the Potential of Industry 4.0 for Developing Countries”, organised by the Ministry of Industry, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).

Elumelu tasks African leaders on attractive investment policies

Elumelu with Chairperson of Gauteng ANC, South Africa.

 By Gloria Ehiaghe
Chairman, Heirs Holdings, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu, has called on African heads of state to develop policies that will attract private sector investment. He made the call while speaking to private sector captains, global investment leaders, and key players in Africa’s development sector at a plenary discussion at the Africa Investment Forum, titled: Championing Investments in Africa – Conversations with the private sector.

How Nigeria can attract new investment, by AfDB chief, Akinwunmi Adesina

AfDB president, Akinwumi Adesina

 By Adeyemi Adepetun
President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said that for fresh investment to come into Nigeria, handlers of the country need to be critical about getting some challenges resolved as fast as possible.

Teleology finally takes over 9mobile

9mobile center

 By Adeyemi Adepetun
Teleology Holdings Limited has finally taken over 9Mobile following the appointment of new board of directors.

Tokyo stocks drop more than 3% after Wall Street plunge

Pedestrians walk past an electronics stock indicator at the window of a security company displaying the current rate of Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on November 13, 2018. – Tokyo stocks dived more than three percent shortly after the open on November 13, with investors discouraged by a plunge in US shares on fears over demand in the tech sector. (Photo by Toshifumi KITAMURA / AFP)
Tokyo stocks dived more than three percent shortly after the open on Tuesday, with investors discouraged by a plunge in US shares on fears over demand in the tech sector.