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Equities fate still hanging on the balance, as investors lose N412bn

After recording a tumultuous year owing to various factors, particularly pre-election jitters in Nigeria and trade tension between US and China, the equities market is set to continue first quarter of 2019 in a similar vein, investment experts have said.

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2019 OUTLOOK: Financial analysts outline 7 factors that will shape banking industry

Developments in Nigeria’s banking industry in 2019 will be shaped by seven global and domestic factors which will work simultaneously to impact on banks’ profitability, earnings and non performing loans. They will come with likelihood of staff retrenchment and increased confrontation between shareholders and management of banks. The seven factors and how they will likely impact the industry are presented below.

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