Top 10 Capital Market Events in 2015 - TNI Q4/E13


Thursday, December 31, 2015/ 7.20am / The Nigerian Investor,


   1.      Implementation of the Minimum Operating Standards for Dealing Member Firms

The Nigerian Stock Exchange through its latest circular to the market reiterated its decision to go ahead with the implementation of the “Minimum Operation Standards” (MOS) for Dealing Member Firms of The Exchange with effect from 2015.
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     2.     The Introduction of NASD OTC Market Index


Twenty-Five (25) months post opening and trades on the NASD OTC market continue to increase in deal volume, value and frequency.  After more than 60 days of consecutive trading, sporadic deals and price volatility are being replaced by consistent trading and steady price making. Read More


3.     Appointment and Confirmation of a New SEC Director General


The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria confirmed the appointment of Mr. Mounir Gwarzo as Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission at plenary on Wednesday 13th May 2015. Read More


4.     NSE Launches Premium Board 


The Management of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Tuesday 25th August, 2015 officially launched the premium board listing platform as well as the premium board index which will serve as a benchmark to track the performance of firms with good corporate governance and sustainable business models. Read More


  1. New Minimum Capital Requirement – September 2015 Deadline


The re-capitalization of Capital Market Operators (CMOs) which was kick-started in December 2013 by The Securities & Exchange Commission has officially come to a close on 30th Sept, 2015 while the apex market regulatory begins the final process of capital verification. Read More


  1. The Launching of the New e-dividend Mandate Management System (e-DMMS)


The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is pleased to notify the investing public that enrolment for e-Dividend payments can now be efficiently conducted at Bank and Registrar branches nationwide through the online platform launched on 29th July 2015. This follows the release of a circular on the implementation of e-DMMS portal by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to all Deposit Money Banks dated Monday 14th September, 2015. Read More


  1. Broker Oversight and Supervision System


The Nigerian Stock Exchange (“The Exchange”) has launched the Broker Oversight & Supervision System (“X-BOSS”). The system, which is the first of its kind in the West African capital market, seeks to redefine the compliance and regulation experience between The Exchange and its Dealing Members. Read More


8.     NSE Trade Smart  and Online Trading


The launch of the online trading system following the advent of the X-Gen Trading engine in Q3’ 2013 remains a revolution which has changed the face and process of stocks trading in the Nigerian Stock Market. Read More


9.     Investors Protection Fund


The Board of Trustees of the Investors’ Protection Fund of The Nigerian Stock Exchange today announced that it will, pursuant to Part XIV of the Investment and Securities Act 2007 (ISA), compensate a total of 158 claimants for pecuniary losses suffered by them as a result of wrong doing by certain dealing member firms of The Exchange. Read More


10.The CIS Annual Workshop – A Focus on Entrepreneurship


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