February 21, 2012
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) officially announced the launch ofits new website on Monday, February 20, 2012, which is considered a unique evolution for the bourse in terms of information and interactive services available for investors, its wider stakeholder group and other local and international visitors of the site.
The new NSE site will introduce many enhanced features such as a Data Portal, allowing subscribers to view LIVE data from the trading floor, an Interactive Graph that displays the All Share Index and Market Capitalisation in 5 industry sectors by Year, Month and Week, easier user menu navigation, plus many more!
Executive Director, Market Operations and Technology of the Nigerian bourse, Mr. Ade Bajomo announced that the site, which is a clear improvement on the old website, can be accessed via the new URL http://www.nse.com.ng from any equipment with a functional browser.
Bajomo said “The launch of The NSE’s new website comes in line with measures that The Exchange has taken to execute its strategy that aims at progressing all facets of the bourse’s activities in line with global best practices.” He also explained that The Exchange had benefited from modern technology tools to ensure a solid technical foundation for the new site, which would see continuous enhancements in the coming months to align it with best practices that would ultimately enhance the effectiveness of its operations and provide all key information needed by investors and other visitors of the website to make investment decisions, giving the public a sense of transparency about The Exchange. He also added that the new site was developed in and will be supported in Nigeria, working in collaboration with appropriate local companies.
Commenting on the launch, Dante Ibidapo Martins, Head of Corporate Communications at The Exchange said “The new site has an embedded e-Calendar which will preview events taking place at The NSE plus scheduled Corporate Actions of Listed companies and also hosts a discussion board for subscribers that will enable enthusiasts discuss issues.”
Martins disclosed that The Exchange will continue to enhance the depth and breadth of contents on the website as well as ensure that visitors to the website are able to easily access information and services.