United Capital releases Nigerian Economy and Financial Markets 2015 Report

Posted by News Express | 22 January 2015 | 4,018 times

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United Capital Plc has released its authoritative and eagerly anticipated Nigerian Economy and Financial Markets 2015 report. The Nigerian Economy and Financial Markets 2014 Review and 2015 Outlook Report (“the Report”) was released yesterday at an impressive ceremony in Lagos attended by executives of United Capital, newsmen and industry stakeholders, with renowned financial analyst Bismarck J. Rewane as Special Guest of Honour.

The report provides a detailed review of the Nigerian market in 2014 with projections for 2015, commencing with a global perspective and review of key African markets. It discusses the outlook for different sectors, inherent opportunities as well as strategies for navigating the financial market.

The very comprehensive report has been described as an invaluable tool for investors covering  global economic review and outlook, Africa update and outlook, oil price dynamics and Nigeria 2015 outlook, domestic macro-economic trends and outlook, capital market review and outlook as well as specific sector reviews and recommendations.

“We are pleased to release the Nigerian Economy and Financial Markets 2015 Report at United Capital. The report contains extensive research on capital markets, providing an in-depth analysis of various market groupings and industry trends that have shaped our predictions,” the company’s Group CEO Toyin Sanni said.

United Capital Plc is a leading African financial services group, providing bespoke value-added services to its client and is recognised regionally for its strategic role in helping Africa governments and citizens (both individual and corporate) achieve their economic objectives through a robust suite of financial and investment banking service offerings. United Capital group activities are driven by its Investment Banking, Asset Management, Trusteeship, Securities and Insurance subsidiaries and affiliated companies.

The 2015 Report investigates the impact of the global economic and trade activities within advanced economies. It further dissects the impact of global financial activities on the Nigerian economy which is set to face one of the most difficult times in history, as global crude oil prices, a key anchor for fiscal strength and macroeconomic stability, continues on a downward trajectory in 2015.

The incisive report highlights how activities in the financial markets in Nigeria are likely to be more challenging, relative to 2014 as it is expected that the market in 2015 will be shaped by four major factors, namely, Post-election scenarios; Aggressive tightening by the CBN; Variability in foreign portfolio flows; and 4) and the downward trajectory of crude oil prices. “These factors are largely expected to dictate movements in both equity and fixed income markets albeit in different degrees during the year,” Toyin Sanni said. “We are confident that this Report will be an investment and financial decision making resource of great value to our clients.”

•Photo shows, L-R: Mr. Sunny Anene, Group CFO, United Capital Plc; Mrs. Tokunbo Ajayi, CEO, United Capital Trustees Ltd; Mr. Bismarck Rewane, Managing Director, Financial Derivative Company Ltd.; Mrs. Toyin Sanni, Group CEO, United Capital Plc; Mr. Jude Chiemeka, MD, UBA Securities Ltd.; Mr. Kayode Fadahunsi, MD, Capital Markets, M & A, United Capital Plc.


Source: News Express

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