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Stock Market / Finance in Niger

  • IMF Staff Completes Mission to Niger

    NIGER, 2016/11/08 An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission led by Cheikh Anta Gueye visited Niamey from October 24 to November 7, 2016 to conduct the 2017 Article IV consultation and discuss a successor Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement that could support Niger’s medium-term economic and financial program. At the end of the mission, Mr. Gueye issued the following statement: “The Nigerien authorities and the IMF team reached a staff-level agreement on a medium-term program (2017-2020) that could be supported by a successor ECF. The new program builds on lessons of the current ECF arrangement. While the 2012-2016 ECF-supported program helped maintain macroeconomic stability despite a series of substantial adverse exogenous shocks and implementation slippages, allocations for health and education were crowded out by priority security expenses, which constrained the achievement of broader development objectives.
  • London eyes dual listings on west African capital markets

    BENIN, 2015/05/10 Following on from partnerships and dual listings with a number of African capital markets, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) is looking to foster dual listings with the West African regional exchange. “We are looking to attract and encourage dual listings,” Ibukun Adebayo, co-chief of emerging markets at the LSE Group, tells This Is Africa during an event on west African capital markets. “Listing with the LSE provides profile and additional liquidity in nations promoting dual listings.”
  • IMF Approves $16.9m Credit Facility For Niger

    NIGER, 2013/04/01  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved to disburse $16.9 million to boost Niger’s economy. The disbursement is under the Fund’s $118. 3 million three –year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) programme for Niger.
  • World Bank offers Nigeria 119 new shares

    NIGER, 2013/01/10 Ngama told journalists next the prime Federal Executive Council (FEC) conference in 2013 on Wednesday in Abuja that “Nigeria, with an external reserve of over 42 billion dollars, currently has over a thousand shares in the World Bank and additional 119 have presently been offered.” He said that the development has shot the country into the league of nations whose opinions had become relevant on major decisions taken by the bank.