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  1. Domestic and Foreign Portfolio Participation in Equity Trading - February 2014


    On a monthly basis, The Nigerian Stock Exchange polls trading figures from major custodians and market operators on their foreign portfolio investments (FPI). The table below shows an analysis of transactions on The Exchange at the end of February 2014.
  2. NSE Grants Listed Companies One Month Grace Period for Rendition of Audited ’13 Results


    This is to inform you that The Exchange is concerned and mindful of the challenges being encountered by its listed companies in the rendition of their Audited Financial Statements. As a result, The Exchange has graciously granted all listed companies one-
  3. NSE Records 83 New Issues since 2012; Bonus and Rights Issue Dominate the Pack


    NSE Records 83 New Issues since 2012; Bonus and Rights Issue Dominate the Pack
  4. NSE Lists DANGCEM, UBN and WEMABANK as firms with Free Float Deficiencies


    Companies listed on The Exchange must maintain a minimum free float for the set standards under which they are listed in order to ensure that there is an orderly and liquid market in their securities. The free float requirement for companies on the Main B
  5. SEC Summons 63 firms for Regularisation of Registration


    The Securities and Exchange Commission hereby calls on the under-listed firms to come forward to the Commission and address issues related to their registration status.
  6. NSE Seeks Long-Term Market Protection…sets new Minimum Operating Standards for Dealing Members


    Efforts by Nigerian Capital Market regulators to augment long-term protection of Investors through the delivery of a sustainable securities market are on track to yield more results as The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has set new minimum operating standa
  7. CBN Name 8 Member List of Licensed Custodians


    The Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday, 28th March, 2014 names an updated list of licensed pension fund custodians
  8. NSE Launches X-Whistle, a whistle blowing Portal


    To provide additional leverage to The Exchange’s drive towards having a dynamic and robust capital market regulatory regime; as well as maintaining its zero-tolerance policy, The Nigerian Stock Exchange has designed an effective whistle blowing program ta
  9. Bank of England Releases Deadline for Withdrawal of GBP50.0 Notes as a Legal Tender


    This is to inform all Authorized Dealers and the general public that the Bank of England will be withdrawing the GBP50.0 bill (with the portrait of Sir John Houblon) from circulation and will cease to be a legal tender with effect from April 30, 2014.
  10. SEC Schedules Q1’14 Capital Market Committee (CMC) Meeting


    The First Quarter 2014 CMC meeting is scheduled to hold
  11. Senate Introduces Amendment of CBN Act, Scheduled to Screen Emefiele on Thursday


    The Nigerian Senate will on Thursday, March 20, 2014 begin the formal screening of Mr. Godwin Emefiele,GCEO of Zenith Bank Plc; President Goodluck’s preferred nominee to replace Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
  12. CBN Releases Guidelines on E-payment of salaries, pensions, suppliers and taxes in Nigeria


    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), herein after called the Bank, in exercise of its powers, as provided in the CBN Act, 2007, Section 47, sub section 2(2d), hereby issues the following guidelines on the end-to-end electronic Payment of Salaries, Pensions,
  13. CBN Introduces Additional Guidelines to the Current Nigeria Bankers Clearing House Rules


    As a result of developments in the processing of cheques and the need to enhance the effectiveness of the Cheque Truncation procedures, the following changes to the Nigeria Bankers Clearing House Rules are to take immediate effect
  14. NSE Set to List Vetiva Griffin 30 Exchange Traded Fund


    Investors are on standby to witness a welcome augmentation in the Nigerian Capital Market as The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) expands its product offerings via the official listing of Vetiva Griffin 30 Exchange Traded Fund in March 2014.
  15. SEC Receives Most Ethically Responsible Federal Commission Award


    The Director General of SEC NIGERIA, Ms. Arunma Oteh, has received the honour of “Woman of Conscience” in her administration of a public sector company while SEC NIGERIA, which she leads, was declared the “Most Ethically Responsible Federal Commission 201
  16. NSE Releases Invitation for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) towards Demutualization


    In furtherance of the efforts of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to commence its Demutualization, the National Council of the NSE has given approval to engage the services of a consortium of two Financial Advisers (one International and one Nigerian) to
  17. IOSCO Report Compares and Analyses Prudential Standards in the Securities Sector


    The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published today the consultation report A Comparison and Analysis of Prudential Standards in the Securities Sector, which undertakes a high level comparative analysis of the key prudential/c
  18. NESTLE Joins 4 other Early Filers as 64 Quoted Firms Defaults in Q3 ’13 Interim Accounts


    Quoted companies on The Exchange are required to file their financial statements on a timely basis in accordance with Appendix 111 of the Listing Rules. The Exchange has identified the companies listed on Schedule One as companies that have exceeded the m
  19. Domestic and Foreign Portfolio Participation in Equity Trading - January 2014


    On a monthly basis, The Nigerian Stock Exchange polls trading figures from major custodians and market operators on their foreign portfolio investments (FPI). The table below shows an analysis of transactions on The Exchange at the end of January 2014.
  20. NSE CEO's Opening Remarks -Launch of Meritrade


    CEO'S OPENING REMARKS AT THE LAUNCH OF MERITRADE BY MERISTEM SECURITIES LIMITED ON WEDNESDAY MARCH 5, 2014 AT THE STOCK EXCHANGE BUILDING, MARINA - LAGOS
  21. This Crisis Must Not Affect Us - CBN


    Nigerians have been called upon to ensure that the recent controversies over the suspension of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) are not allowed to distract the apex Bank from effectively discharging its mandate to the Nigerian people.
  22. Economic Report: Key Monetary Aggregate Remained Bullish in Q4 2013


    Available data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed that gross domestic product (GDP) was estimated to have grown by 7.7 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2013, compared with 6.8 per cent in the preceding quarter. The development was driven
  23. Standards in the Banking Sector – UK releases Consultation Paper


    A few days ago, the banking community welcomed the publication of the consultation paper from Sir Richard Lambert and his team.
  24. Bank of England approach to supervising international banks


    The Bank of England has published a Consultation Paper on its approach to supervising international banks. This sets out how the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) will supervise UK branches of banks based outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and a
  25. Status of Dealing Member Firms as at February 17, 2014; 230 are with Active Licenses


    The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in its latest release of the Status of Dealing Member Firms classified all dealing member firms into four categories viz Active, Inactive, Unactivated and Revoked Licences. The publication was released yesterday, 24th of
  26. NSE To Discontinue Trade Alert & Introduce New Trade Notification System


    The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced that it will discontinue the old trade notification system, Trade Alert and introduce a fresh notification system known as X-Alert to all its investors in March 2014.
  27. FO, MCNICHOLS Makes Audited ’13 Early Filers List as 64 Defaults on Q3’13 Interim Accounts


    Early filers are companies that file their financial statements at least two weeks before the due date.
  28. Press Briefing by Dr. (Mrs) S. O Alade, Acting Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria


    Distinguished ladies and gentlemen and members of the Press, good afternoon and welcome to this press briefing. I believe you are all aware of the developments in the Bank in the last 24 hours, which has necessitated this very important briefing.
  29. IOSCO Focuses on Deeper Markets, Stronger Regulatory Capacity to Enhance Emerging Market Resilience


    The Board of the International Organization of Securities Committees (IOSCO) met in Kuala Lumpur this week to drive its work on key issues facing global financial markets and securities regulators. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who delivered a spe
  30. CBN Releases Notice of Meeting of Foreign Exchange Officers of Banks


    This is to inform all Authorised Dealers, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON), and National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) that the meeting of Foreign Exchange Officers of banks has been schedu
  31. NigComSat, CBN in national Internet hotspot deal


    The Central Bank of Nigeria says it will sign a multibillion naira contract with the Nigerian Communication Satellite Limited to power national Internet connectivity.
  32. The NSE's Perspective on the AMCON Amendment Bill


    The Nigerian Stock Exchange presents this memorandum to the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions on the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Act, 2010 (Amendment) Bill, 2014 ("AMCON Amendment Bill"). The objec
  33. NSE Lists FO, NB as '13 Audited Accounts Early Filers; 56 Firms Default on Q3 '13 Results


    Quoted companies on The Exchange are required to file their financial statements on a timely basis in accordance with Appendix 111 of the Listing Rules. The Exchange has identified the companies listed on Schedule One as companies that have exceeded the m
  34. CBN introduces biometric registration for bank customers


    The Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday inaugurated Bank Verification Number to revolutionise banking and payment systems in the country. The BVN is a biometric authentication of bank customers using Point of Sale and Automated Teller Machines.
  35. Economic Report: Growth in The Key Monetary Aggregate Remained Sluggish in Nov '13.


    Growth in the major monetary aggregate remained sluggish at the end of the review month. Available data indicated mixed developments in banks deposit and lending rates in November 2013. The value of money market assets outstanding declined, owing, largel
  36. The Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism and the Real Economy in Nigeria – June 2013


    A monetary policy shift tends, generally, to transmit a change for the future in the expected behaviour of macroeconomic variables from their initial position, alter in the process the behaviour of economic agents and, finally, create a new equilibrium po
  37. SEC Releases Notice of Registration of Existing Securities by Public Companies


    This is to draw the attention of all public companies in Nigeria to the provisions of Section 54 (1) of the Investments and Securities Act No. 27, 2007 and Rule 279 (1) (a) of the SEC Rules and Regulations, to the effect that all securities of public co
  38. Domestic and Foreign Portfolio Participation in Equity Trading - December 2013


    On a monthly basis, The Nigerian Stock Exchange polls trading figures from major custodians and market operators on their foreign portfolio investments (FPI). The table below shows an analysis of transactions on The Exchange between January and December 2
  39. NSE Lists FO as ’13 Audited Accounts Early Filer; 56 Firms Default on Q3 ’13 Results


    Early filers are companies that file their financial statements at least two weeks before the due date.
  40. ARM DISCOVERY FUND Announces Closure of Unit Holders’ Register


    Further to the market bulletin sent on January 29, 2014 on the closure of register for ARM Funds, the Fund Managers have notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange that in agreement with the Trustee, the ARM Discovery Fund and ARM Aggressive Growth Fund registe


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