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​NSE Says NTA Will Now Start Displaying Stock Ticker Tape Across Network

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​NSE Says NTA Will Now Start Displaying Stock Ticker Tape Across Network

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has said investors in the Nigerian equities market and viewers of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) will now start seeing daily price information of listed companies on the various stations.

This was disclosed at the digital Closing Gong ceremony hosted on Wednesday, 17 February 2021.

Mr. Oscar N. Onyema, OON, the Chief Executive Officer, NSE,  who spoke at the event said “At The Exchange, we remain committed to providing issuers with a platform that allows them to meet their strategic business objectives and one way of backing that commitment is making price information available across as many credible channels as possible. The NTA runs the largest television network in Nigeria with stations and network centres in almost every part of the country. We are, therefore, pleased to launch the broadcast of the NSE Daily Ticker Tape across the NTA network. This is part of our strategy to widen our domestic investor coverage, especially to retail domestic players who accounted for about 30% of equity transactions valued at N619 billion in 2020.

On his part, the Director-General, NTA, Mallam Yakubu Ibn Mohammed commented, “On behalf of the Management and Staff of NTA, I appreciate the honour given to me to participate in the NSE’s digital Closing Gong Ceremony. It is noteworthy that the NTA has partnered with the capital market by providing uninterrupted dissemination of information to the public since the late 1980s. As the NSE supports listed companies through capital raising and investment, we have watched fortunes grow from 1961 till date. I would, therefore, like to congratulate the leadership of The Exchange for positioning it as the investment destination of choice, and pledge NTA’s continued coverage and commitment to the success of the activities of the NSE.”

This was coming after the Exchange upgraded its X-Data Portal to provide an efficient, user-friendly experience in accessing real-time, delayed, end of day and historical data for all financial instruments listed on the NSE.

This new development further complements the ongoing innovation and improvement being made by the NSE to provide capital market participants with more channels to access relevant market information.

CEO/Founder Investors King Ltd, a foreign exchange research analyst, contributing author on New York-based Talk Markets and Investing.com, with over a decade experience in the global financial markets.

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Nigerian Exchange Group Lists N1.964 Ordinary Shares at N16.15 Per Share on NGX

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Nigerian Exchange Group on Friday listed 1,964,115,918 ordinary shares on the Nigerian Exchange Limited’s Main Board following the demutualisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

The listing was after the Nigerian Exchange Limited approved the application of the group to list its entire issued and fully paid 1,964,115,918 ordinary shares of 50 Kobo each at N16.15 per share.

The Group trading symbol NGXGROUP.

Speaking on the listing, Mr. Oscar Onyema, the Chief Executive of NGX Group, said the listing had opened up new opportunities for the company.

He said, “The demutualisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange created the opportunity to restructure and reposition the organisation to achieve our expanded vision to be the preferred and premier exchange hub for Nigerian businesses and the wider African economy.

“The most significant benefit of our listing on the NGX exchange is the ability it gives us to drive inorganic growth as we add new subsidiaries and business lines that complement our business. This new era is indeed very exciting for us and we look forward to many possibilities achievable from deepening our various partnerships.”

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Stock Investors Gained N329 Billion as FBN Holdings Sustained Gains

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Investors gained N329 billion at the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NSE) last week as stocks of Champion Breweries, FBN Holdings and others closed in the green.

During the week, investors traded 2.179 billion shares worth N21.963 billion in 22,438 deals, in contrast to a total of 2.187 billion shares valued at N16.183 billion that exchanged hands in 14,377 deals in the previous week.

In terms of volume traded, the Financial Services Industry led the activity chart with 1.770 billion shares valued at N18.058 billion traded in 12,942 deals. Therefore, contributing 81.20 percent and 82.22 percent to the total equity turnover volume and value, respectively.

The Conglomerates followed with 93.178 million shares worth N169.819 million in 736 deals. In third place was ICT Industry, with a turnover of 72.338 million shares worth N1.043 billion in 861 deals.

FBN Holdings Plc, Universal Insurance Plc and Fidelity Bank Plc were the three most traded stocks in the week, accounting for 1.161 billion shares worth N12.338 billion that were traded in 3,460 transactions during the week. The three contributed a combined 53.28 percent and 56.18 percent to the total equity turnover volume and value, respectively.

The market capitalisation of listed stocks gained N329 billion or 1.62 percent from N21.296 trillion recorded in the previous week to N21.625 trillion last week.

NSE All-Share Index appreciated by 1.39 percent or 569.79 index points to close at 41,438.15 index points last week, up from 40,868.36 index points recorded in the previous week.

Similarly, all other indices finished higher with the exception of NGX ASeM Index which closed flat. The exchange extended year-to-date return to 2.90 percent.

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List of Stock Brokers in Nigeria

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Stockbrokers are financial professionals that execute stock orders on behalf of clients in Nigeria and other countries. Stockbrokers are also known as investment advisors due to the fact that they offer investment advice and issue reports/analyses on securities to clients.

Most stockbrokers in Nigeria work for brokerage companies and handle transactions for both individual and institutional clients for commissions.

Here is the complete list of all active and inactive stockbrokers in Nigeria as of October 14, 2021. Investors should endeavour to check this list as often as possible as the Nigerian Exchange Limited can move an active stockbroker to an inactive list.

Check below for the list of stockbrokers in Nigeria and their status.

List of Stock Brokers in Nigeria

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