Understanding information on the homepage

1. The Chart

The chart shows a rolling 3 month exchange rate of the Leone to the Dollar.

Source - yahoo financial

 

 2. Market Snapshot

This shows scrolling information of the most current market news, market drivers, indicators, price movement and other shakers of the world market and economies.

Source – CNBC, Google Finance, Yahoo Finance, Bloomberg, News Week and volunteers in Sierra Leone.

 

 3. Highlights

Articles and links to information deemed good for reading on economics, finance, development, and more. Suggestions are welcome.

 

4. Stock Market Prices of companies operating in Sierra Leone              

This table lists the names of companies doing business in Sierra Leones that are publicly traded on the stock markets. The information list products, trading platform, the most current price of the stock and the value of the stock converted to Leones based on the current exchange rate to the Leone.

Example- Tiffany trades on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at $77.00 converted to Le 0000.00

African Minerals trades on London Stock Exchange (LSE) at £255.00 converted to Le 0000.00 daily price of stock and the value of the stock price converted to Leones.

Source – London Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ

 

 5. Some privately owned companies operating in Sierra Leone

This table list some of the companies not publicly traded. Ownership and financial disclosure is limited or not available to the general public.

Sources – Several local resources from Freetown

 

6. Currency Exchange Rates

This table lists the current exchange rate of the Dollar, the Pound and the Euro to the Leone. It also provides payout rate for money transfer to Sierra Leone through Western Union and Money gram.

Sources – Yahoo financial, Western union.com and Moneygram.com

 

 7. Commodities Price

List the market price (Dollar value) of mineral resources mined in Sierra Leone. The market value is converted to the Leone based on the current exchange rates.

Sources – Commodities and Futures market- New York & Chicago

8.  Agricultural Prices

List the market price (Dollar value) of Agricultural crops grown in Sierra Leone. The market value is converted to the Leone based on the current exchange rates.

Sources – Major retail prices from grocery stores, Commodities and Futures market- New York & Chicago

 

9.  Notice Board

This block features announcements deemed relevant to our visitors.

 

10.  Microeconomic Indicators

Special attention is drawn to this page for its valuable information. This page list the local prices of essential goods and services in Sierra Leone which is used daily by at least over 65% of the Sierra Leone population. It shows current prices in Sierra Leone and converted to the U S Dollar, British Pound and the Euro.

 

If you have further questions please email us; info@leonesandsense.com.

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