Proshare, Nigeria's leading analyst and financial information services firm, was yesterday honored with the prestigious Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce Guinness Rising Star Award 2014, for its role in providing effective finance solutions to the Nigerian market that further helps contribute to economic growth, by ensuring users and subscribers receive best-in-class financial, economic and capital market information and solutions through their range of service offerings.
For corporate Nigeria, particularly companies listed on the Stock Exchange, the die is cast, as stakeholders in the Nigerian capital market converge in Lagos in the next few days for the 19th edition of the renowned annual PEARL Awards, the Performance, Earnings And Returns Leadership Awards for companies quoted on the Stock Exchange.
The Director-General of Ghana Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); Mr Adu Antwi, Chairman, Heirs Holdings; Mr. Tony Elumelu and Mr. Tonye Cole, CEO of Sahara Group are among dignitaries that have confirmed their participation as Special Guests of Honour and Guest of Honour respectively at the 19th edition of the Performance Earnings and Returns Leadership Awards, popularly known as the PEARL Awards. Also confirmed as Chairman of occasion is Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas, Chairman, CFAO Nigeria PLC, while the Director- General, SEC Nigeria, Arunma Oteh is also expected as Special Guest of Honour.
UBA Capital Group, a prominent financial and investment firm with expertise in various business segments inclusive of investment banking, security trading, asset management and trusteeship has successfully launched its real time online trading portal officially called INVESTNOW.NG
The Oscar N. Onyema led management of The Nigerian Stock Exchange in Partnership with Convention for Business Integrity (CBi) on November 3, 2014 officially launched the Corporate Governance Rating System (CGRS) designed to rate firms listed on the Exchange on their corporate governance and anti-corruption culture.
The unveiling of the specially designed commemorative N100 banknote by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), which was to have been performed by the President at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, has been postponed.
Annual General Meetings (AGMs) remains an avenue through which most shareholders receive a stewardship accounts from appointed directors and management of quoted companies as required by CAMA and governance standards.
As The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) celebrates a successful year following the launch of its X-Gen - the next generation trading platform; more brokerage firms continue to hit the market with their online trading portal as innovations subsist.