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  1. ETI Gets Capital Markets Authority Nod to Open Investment Bank in Kenya


    Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) notified The Nigerian Stock Exchange that EBI Investment Corporation Kenya Limited, a subsidiary of Ecobank Capital, has been granted an investment bank license by the Capital Markets Authority in Kenya. Ecobank Ca
  2. So what is new? Foreign Equity Portfolio Participation is 62.89%


    The flow of capital from one sovereign nation to another in terms of foreign investments has been shown to be a significantly indicator of confidence and the economic stature of the destination economy.
  3. Service Delivery Propelled by Innovations in the NCM - June 2014 SSS Report


    This edition, we dissect the online trading platforms now available in the market (as at end of June 2014) and those for which credible information points towards, as part of the paradigm shift in the market. Yet we o much more, we equally address the oth
  4. Paradigm Shift in Financial Services Emerges as New Trading Platforms Debut - Our Take


    Nigerian Capital Market community is set on an irreversible path that embraces the use of best-in-class technology to deliver investing services to investors, especially the retail market.
  5. BCBS-IOSCO Task Force conducts a survey on securitisation markets


    The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) are co-leading a task force that will undertake a wide-ranging survey of securitisation markets worldwide.
  6. Number of Asset Managers to halve by 2030 - KPMG


    Half of the firms in the global asset management industry will be gone by 2030 as new technology, demographic shifts and changing social habits transform the industry, consultants KPMG said in a report.
  7. RECALL: SEC'S Pronouncement on the Minimum Capital Requirement for Brokers


    Pursuant to Section 313(6) of the Investments and Securities Act 2007, the following amendments are made by the Commission (Amendment to Schedule I of the Rules and Regulation). The new minimum capital requirements for Capital Market Operators
  8. Service levels in Nigeria’s Capital Market is improving – SSS Report


    The continuous development of the Nigerian Capital Market remains the core function of the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), and since the post-financial crisis has had to drive this process through leading to wholesome changes in practice, process
  9. UPDATE: CONOIL, OANDO and 86 Others Yet to Comply With 2013 Filing Calendar


    In our earlier report titled CONOIL, OANDO and 89 Others Yet to File 2013 Audited Results which was released on 19th May, 2014.
  10. African Cities: Stronger Local Capital Markets Needed to Finance Sustainable Development


    Cities in developing countries are growing fast, but they often have difficulty accessing the financing needed for sustainable, resilient infrastructure.
  11. CSCS Joins list of Securities Admitted to trade.


    Following on the back of the successful registration of the shares of Central Securities Clearing System ("CSCS") with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Greenwich Securities Limited filed to admit the ordinary shares of the company to trade.
  12. Registration activity increases as Plc's try to comply with SEC registration requirements.


    Public Liability Companies (known as PLCs) are trying to complete their registration process ahead of the Securities and Exchange deadline of June 30, 2014.
  13. Stock Exchange: Dangote to Step Aside, Aig-Imoukhuede Steps In


    The President of Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has expressed his desire to step down as President of the Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), THISDAY has learnt.
  14. Financial Services Sector take the lead in Dividend Declaration


    For any investor getting returns on investment is paramount, being the aim of investing. As a result, dividend paying stocks have continued to remain attractive to numerous shareholders since the return on investment is an essential in determining where
  15. Delisted Firms and Reasons for Their Delisting


    The following Corporate firms were delisted from the Daily Official List of the Exchange between 2002 and 2014.
  16. 88% of Compliance Officers in Nigerian Capital Market Report to their CEO- OpenSpaces Survey


    The 2013 survey builds on the insights we gained from the 2011 survey. The 2011 survey focused on compliance in the Banking sector and respondents were the Chief Compliance Officers of the 25 Banks. The data and findings from both surveys should contribut
  17. 10 Active Stocks Investors are Selling-Down in 2014


    So far, the Nigerian stock market held on to moderate rally amid weak optimism in the new quarter after very difficult and bearish sessions from January through March 31st 2014. With this weak optimism on the Nigerian bourse, which of course has put the
  18. SEC lifts Suspension on Cashcraft Asset Management, Resumes Activities


    The Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) at its 79th Meeting held on March 27, 2014 resolved that the suspension placed on Cashcraft Asset Management Limited , its management and sponsored individuals from all capital market activities
  19. Recall: Increase in authorised share capital requirements for CMO's


    Effective as of December 5 2013, the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission increased the minimum capital requirements for capital market operators.
  20. CBN Governor: Choice of bank CEOs impacts trading pattern of respective banks


    An impact analysis of the announcement of the Managing Director (GMD) of Zenith Bank Plc as the nominee for the position of next CBN Governor; on the share price of ZENBNK revealed a moderate impact as regards to moderate growth in average volume traded a
  21. One Continent - Many Countries: Issues Faced


    Africa is the second largest and second most populous continent in the world. Each of these countries maintains their own independent monetary and economic policies, and regulations; which impacts on inter-country trade for obvious sovereign consideration
  22. Sanusi Saga has a nil effect on Equities Trading to date


    Technically, the Sanusi suspension saga ended up having little or no effect on the Nigerian stock market as our post-scenario analysis reveals. The trend analysis conducted today revealed that Nigerian stocks were technically in a price correction moo
  23. NSE to Slash Transaction Costs by over N1bn


    Investors in the Nigerian Capital Market are in for good times as The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)has commenced the reduction of the cost of its Trade Alert service by about N1.24 billion from March 2014 via the scrapping of the current charge of 0.06% o
  24. Recommendation list as market uncertainties and price volatility surge


    So far in the year, the Nigerian capital market has been under serious heat of pessimistic trading- a sideline trading which could be traced to some (un)known economic and socio-political influences that continued to increase the level of uncertainties in
  25. Liquidity-pull crashes Nigerian equities


    Liquidity-pull from domestic and foreign investors has caused the Nigerian equities market to erode about N427 billion from its recent gains.
  26. Registrars impress with prompt resolution of investor complaint(s)


    The resolution of investors shares complaints and concerns represent the key service rendered by the Share Support Service (SSS) Unit of Proshare NG and we remain committed to discharging this tedious service as a component of our contribution to the mar
  27. Increased Growth Expectations from FMCG Stocks despite Uncertainties


    In recent time, analysis has shown that stocks in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector continue to witness uptrend in their prices, notwithstanding the uncertainties associated with the diversification of most of the companies in this sector to
  28. PZ Records Modest Growth in Top Line; Cardinal Stone Maintains SELL Rating


    PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc (PZ), released its H1'14 ( June - November) result to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday, the company declared an interim dividend of N0.1991, closure date is 3rd - 4th February, 2014, while the payment date is on the 12th
  29. Mobius Placing Biggest Wagers on Nigeria for Frontier Rally


    Mark Mobius, chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, is predicting Nigerian stocks will outperform the least-developed markets as Africa’s most populous nation expands faster than peers.
  30. NSE Facilitates Capacity Building for Market Makers


    The Nigerian Stock Exchange has signed agreement with J. STREICHER Advisory LLC (JSA), one of the top NYSE Designated Market Makers to train NSE Market Makers. The training which is compulsory for all NSE Market Makers is scheduled to run 20th and 22nd of
  31. The January Effect: Position Yourself to Benefit from an Early Start


    With December over and a new year unfolding, thoughts of the “January Effect” immediately comes to mind, with expectations that small cap stocks would outperform the general stock market. The January Effect is a seasonal anomaly in the financial market wh
  32. NCM '13: FO Tops 2013 Advancers with +1164.55% YTD Return


    The Nigerian Capital Market recorded an improved and remarkable feat in 2013, following enhanced optimism in the market, which is evident in the positive key indicators posted, as the market breadth which is used by investors to gauge the overall market s
  33. Will Foreign Investors continue patronage of the Nigerian Market in 2014?


    The Nigerian economy has so far recorded increased growth in its domestic economy, showing signs of sustained and substantial improvement in the economy. Despite this number, muted by the growing challenge of wealth inequality, concerns continue to linger
  34. Natural Resources Sector records grim performance: 1 out of 6 posted positive YTD gains


    Recent analysis on the performance of stocks listed in the natural resources sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, showed that only one(1) out of the five(5) stocks listed closed the year with positive YTD gains.
  35. Industrial Goods Sector supplements market performance as the NSE IND Index records +72.85% YTD Gain


    The Industrial Goods sector witnessed impressive performance in 2013, as it saw almost 50% of the stocks listed in the segment close with positive average returns as well as YTD returns. This impressive performance contributed to the general market perfor
  36. Nigerian Bourse fails to inspire Primary Market Activities in 2013.


    The primary market segment of the Nigerian Capital Market (NCM) which remained inactive over the last two years due to an extended curve in the stock market recovery drive, witnessed base/minimal activities in 2013 (from the all time high of 79 in 2006).
  37. FO and CONOIL outperform stocks in the Oil Sector with +1301.03 & +231.37% YTD Gains


    For over five decades, Crude Oil has been the main source of revenue in Nigeria, but its role as a key equity investment asset had been limited by the non-participation of the upstream sector in the Nigerian Capital Market. Be that as it may, the downstr
  38. Services Sector records poor performance in 2013; 11 of 21 firms post negative returns


    The general performance in the services sector- which consists of firms that provide a wide range of services for individuals, businesses and government establishments as well as other organizations, has been relatively poor during the year.
  39. The New Capital Base for Operators - About Time!


    The recently released guideline/timeline for capital market operators took a long time in coming, mainly in part because of the seriousness and significance the market places on extensive consultations and concurrence involved in this phase of the market
  40. COURTVILE witnesses 38% YTD Gain to lead ICT Stocks


    The potentials of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in our contemporary world remains an issue of utmost interest to the government, businesses and individuals in any society, due to rapid economic growth witnessed in recent times. Hence, the rel


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