1. Among the the cost advantages of using financial intermediaries include; reconciling conflicting preferences of lenders and borrowers and also helping to spread out and decrease risks. Discuss how financial intermediaries perform these functions in more details.
2. The commercial banking consolidation initiated by CBN in June 2004 was aimed at strengthening the financial system. The exercise has been a huge success. The paid – up capital base of the bank was raised from N2billion to N25billion and many banks are now globally competitive. Clearly discuss the benefits of the consolidation and the failures (if any).
3. The risks faced by banks are enormous, clearly discuss the risks and how they can be mitigated.
4. Assuming you are the current CBN governor and Mr. President tells you to write a position paper and justify why AMCON should continue to exist as a Corporation, what will you tell Mr. President.