Financial services Analyst
Yomi is an economist and a former strategy consultant. He analyses the macro economy, monetary policies and financial services for Stears.
premium08 JUN 2023
We assess Nigeria's top FMCG companies to show who is better positioned to remain profitable and efficient in 2023.
premium25 MAY 2023
With the new labour force methodology reducing the unemployment and increasing underemployment, how will foreign investors respond?
premium15 MAY 2023
A look into how Nigeria's top cement producers are pioneering Nigeria’s development.
premium09 MAY 2023
Nigeria is losing more FDIs yearly, limiting its ability to stimulate foreign exchange, which is necessary for productive activities in the economy.
premium14 APR 2023
A look into how Nigeria's stock market rides the waves of economic uncertainty.
premium04 APR 2023
An analysis of Unilever's decision to shut off production of selected brands.
premium27 MAR 2023
Rising global interest rates have contributed to the collapse of top banks worldwide. How insulated are Nigerian banks?
premium03 MAR 2023
We assess the future of Nigeria's financial markets using trends from the past.
premium17 FEB 2023
We unpack the impact of Nigeria's scarce new naira notes.
premium13 FEB 2023
Nigeria's domestic card scheme for a cashless society aims to reduce forex demand.
premium30 JAN 2023
If GTCO wants to become more valuable, it should consider stock buybacks.
premium26 JAN 2023
Unpacking the CBN's policies and its brutalisation of capital formation through the stock market.
premium24 JAN 2023
Implications of the CBN's 17.5% MPR hike.
premium16 JAN 2023
Why bullish sentiments in Nigeria's stock market will persist this year.
premium16 DEC 2022
We unpack the impact of zero to low interest payments on Ghanaian bonds to investors and Ghanaian banks.
premium09 DEC 2022
What is the impact of political influence on monetary policy in Nigeria?
premium01 DEC 2022
Nigerian Breweries has had a historically resilient financial performance, but 2022 has been a year for the books.
premium21 NOV 2022
IHS Holdings, Nigeria's main telco infrastructure provider, has had a rough time operating in the country.
premium11 NOV 2022
IHS Holdings, the company keeping Nigerian telcos working was recently downgraded. We unpack if we should be worried or not.
premium31 OCT 2022
Converting the federal government's ₦20 trillion CBN loan to bonds and other reasons to call out Nigeria's finance minister.
premium20 OCT 2022
From higher taxes to more regulatory charges in H1'2022, Nigerian banks are faced with rising costs that put their bottom lines on the line.
premium14 OCT 2022
An H1'22 financial performance review of top banks in Nigeria.
premium06 OCT 2022
Despite high oil prices in 2022, Nigeria is undergoing an FX shortage.
premium26 SEP 2022
Kuda bank is aggressively focused on growth. But this is coming at the expense of profitability.
premium19 SEP 2022
There is a growing wave of Nigerian companies deserting the Nigerian exchange (NGX) to go list on foreign stock exchanges.
premium09 SEP 2022
Raising capital from anywhere ultimately boils down to what businesses think is best to stimulate growth.
premium02 SEP 2022
Nigeria has seen improvements in broadband penetration, but slow adoption remains and threatens the success of 5G connectivity.
premium26 AUG 2022
Nigeria remains one of the top-performing stock markets in the world, with prospects for further growth if fx liquidity improves.
premium18 AUG 2022
Disruptive fintechs have demonstrated their ability to boost innovation within the financial services sector and threaten traditional banks.
premium09 AUG 2022
With the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) raised to 14%, savings as opposed to spending excess income should be more attractive.
premium02 AUG 2022
How the efficacy of interest rates and resultant monetary policy success is threatened.
premium19 JUL 2022
Despite chronic debt defaults and huge losses, electricity companies are still essential assets for Nigerian banks.
premium07 JUL 2022
For the banks, the fear of the CBN is the beginning of wisdom, but are all regulatory policies wise?
premium24 JUN 2022
Global shocks such as persistently high inflation negatively impact banks, the businesses they serve, and their ability to remain afloat.