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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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).
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
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.
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
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