Wednesday, September 25, 2019 /12:08PM / By NSE
We refer to our
Market Bulletin dated 2 July 2019, with Reference Number:
NSE/RD/LRD/MB34/19/07/02 wherein we notified Dealing Members of the suspension
of eleven (11) listed companies for non-compliance with Rule 3.1, Rules for
Filing of Accounts and Treatment of Default Filing, Rulebook of The Exchange
(Issuers' Rules) ("Default Filing Rules"), which provides that: "If an Issuer
fails to file the relevant accounts by the expiration of the Cure Period, The
(a) send to the Issuer a "Second Filing Deficiency Notification" within two (2) business days after the end of the Cure Period;
(b) suspend trading in the Issuer's securities; and
(c) notify the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Market within twenty- four (24) hours of the suspension."
Guinea Insurance Plc and Niger Insurance Plc, two (2) of the eleven (11) companies that were suspended on 2 July 2019, have now filed their Audited Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2018 with The Exchange.
In view of the Companies' submission of their Audited Financial Statements, and pursuant to Rule 3.3 of the Default Filing Rules, which provides that: "The suspension of trading in the Issuer's securities shall be lifted upon submission of the relevant accounts provided The Exchange is satisfied that the accounts comply with all applicable rules of The Exchange.
The Exchange shall thereafter also announce through the medium by which the public and the SEC was initially notified of the suspension", Dealing Members are hereby notified that the suspension placed on trading on the shares of Guinea Insurance Plc and Niger Insurance Plc was lifted today, Wednesday, 25 September 2019.