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What does an Issuing House Do?
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What does an Issuing House Do?

An issuing house serve as aFinancial Advisers to quoted and unquoted companies, government institutions and state governments seeking to raise additional funds or funds to develop capital projects such as roads, schools, hospitals, infrastructures, etc. from the Capital Market. Their activities are not limited to the big companies and government, they […]

What you need to know about an Investment Bank
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What you need to know about an Investment Bank

An investment bank is not like the retail and commercial banks we are used to, they are most times a private company that offers a variety of financial services conventional banks do not render. They undertake more complex financial transaction than a normal commercial bank. Just like a commercial bank […]

What is credit rating?
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What is credit rating?

So many materials are available on credit rating and how important the concept is to: individuals, big, small and medium scale businesses. At a point in time, everyone has in one way or the other borrowed money from someone either a friend, family or from the bank with the promise […]

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What is debt financing?

Debt financing is crucial for most businesses at an early or in the near future. It has been known for a very long time that in order to start a business you need capital as it is one of the most important ingredients in business preparation. It is important to […]

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What you need to know about a credit bureau

A Credit Bureau is an agency that research, determine and collect credit information from various sources [such as data furnishers, which can be creditors, debtors, debt collection agencies or offices with public records (court records that are available to the public)] about the financial market and then sells them for […]

What do you need to know about Bonds?
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What do you need to know about Bonds?

Bonds, stocks and cash equivalents are the three main genetic asset classes. Bonds are also known as fixed-income securities, a bond is a debt investment in which an investor loans money to an entity either corporate or governmental which borrows the funds for a definite period of time at a fixed interest […]

What really is equity financing
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What really is equity financing

We all know what a share or stock is, equity financing, however, involves selling your shares in an enterprise or a particular organization in order to raise capital. Equity financing is more than sales of common equity such as shares but it goes further into the sales of other equity […]

What do stock stockbrokers do?
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What do stock stockbrokers do?

Many times, we read news on stock and articles on stockbrokers and the investment they have made. The question, however, tallies in various people minds about who a stockbroker really is. Stockbrokers or an investment adviser is a professional occupation in the financial services sector. Just like banking, a Stockbroker […]