Online Trading of Financial Instruments: It’s Not As Difficult As You Think

Reading Time: 6 minutes Traditionally, trading of financial instruments are carried out through the Exchanges.  And only certain professionals can trade at the Exchanges.  Not any more.  Nowadays, online trading  has made it possible for  anyone to buy and sell financial instruments leveraging the internet What Is Online Trading Online trading is the buying and selling of financial instruments using the the internet.  Any …

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7 Ways to Find and Evaluate Stock to Buy

Reading Time: 7 minutes Knowing what stock to buy and when to buy it is an important skill every investor should have but one which many lack.  In other words, not many people who invest in the stock market  know how to find and evaluate stocks.  And this is the reason most people lose money or get frustrated. Professional investors use either of two …

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Trading Forex or Binary Options? Here are What You Should Know

Reading Time: 6 minutes Trading Forex or binary options are, perhaps, the most common financial instruments people trade online these days. The other instrument or financial asset of growing interest is cryptocurrency like bitcoin.  In finance, trading refers to the frequent buying and selling of financial instruments without holding onto them.  Unlike investing where the investor buys and holds until a future time, trading …

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Binary Options Trading: Another Way to Make Money Online

Reading Time: 7 minutes Binary options trading is gaining popularity and fast becoming one of the easy ways smart people earn money online. However, of all the financial instruments that are traded such as spot forex, stocks, commodities and indices, binary options are the most controversial and often misunderstood. So let’s talk about it. If you ever thought about making money online by trading …

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6 Smart Ways to Invest In Nigeria With A Small Amount of Money

Reading Time: 5 minutes What are the ways to invest in Nigeria with a small amount of money?    Is it possible to invest in Nigeria with small money? Are there opportunities for people who don’t have much money to invest in Nigeria and make money? Can a poor person invest in the stock market? These are some of the questions I regularly receive …

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How to Start Investing In the Nigerian Stock Market

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Nigerian stock market was shaken in 2008 by the global financial crisis and a domestic banking crisis that caused stock prices to plummet.  The market has since recovered though it is yet to attain the pre-crisis heights of 2007 when market capitalization of listed equities was $84 billion. The Nigerian stock market attracts large foreign investors’ portfolio due to …

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These Are the 5 Top Sectors to Invest In Nigeria

Reading Time: 11 minutes This post identifies top five sectors to invest in Nigeria.  It is intended to guide people who are looking at doing business in Africa’s second largest economy and one of the top attractive economies to do business in . Nigeria is a good place to do business in spite of her challenges. Some of the critical drivers are high returns …

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Investment Opportunities in the Nigerian Money Market

Reading Time: 8 minutes The financial market provides the platform for mobilizing funding for all economic entities – government, businesses, and households. There are two main segments of the financial market, namely the money market and the capital market.  While the money market is structured to mobilize and distribute short-term funds to economic units, the capital market mobilizes funds for long-term needs. This blog …

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Top 12 Online Savings and Investment Platforms In Nigeria

Reading Time: 6 minutes Online savings and investment platforms, powered by fintech, are some of the positive disruptions in financial services. These platforms are making savings and investing easier for people who hitherto were unable to access financial services through the regular deposit money banks.  With these portals, websites and mobile apps, ordinary folks can now save effectively, invest profitably and even get loans …

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FGN Savings Bond: Another Alternative Way to Save

Reading Time: 5 minutes If you are considering an alternative way of saving to earn higher returns than what you will normally get from your regular savings account with your bank, then the FGN Savings Bond may just be what you need.  In case, you do not know, a bond is a financial instrument with which an entity borrows money from the public.  It …

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