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SEC partners IST to curb capital market infractions

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday expressed its readiness to partner with Investments and Securities Tribunal (IST) and other relevant bodies to ensure zero tolerance on infractions in the nation’s capital market.

Tokyo stocks close lower on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks fell Tuesday on late profit-taking, with investors keeping to the sidelines as major global markets remained closed for the Christmas holidays.

Nigerian Stock Exchange broadens products offering, proposes ETDs rules

In line with its strategic objective to increase the number of asset classes traded on its platform, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has revealed plans to introduce Exchange Traded Derivatives (ETDs) in the Nigerian capital market.

Trading on Nigerian Stock Exchange maintains upward trend

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange remained upbeat on Friday with major blue chip recording price growth lifting indices by 0.45 per cent.

Federal govt lists $3bn Eurobond, diaspora bond on Nigerian Stock Exchange

The federal government has listed its $3 billion Eurobond and $500 million diaspora bond on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

Trading closes upbeat on NSE following Nestle’s N30.95 gain

Nestle Nigeria lifted activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday with a gain of N30.95 to reverse the two-day negative trading.

SEC urges civil servants to register for e-dividend

The Securities and Exchange Commission has urged civil servants in Lagos State to take advantage of the free e-dividend registration period, which ends on December 31, 2017, to enrol.

DMO to list green bond for easy trading and liquidity

Investors staking their funds in the Federal Government maiden N10.69 billion Green Bond have been assured of liquidity as the Debt Management Office (DMO) said the bond would be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange.

Tokyo stocks close lower on strong yen

Tokyo stocks fell Thursday on a stronger yen as investors shifted their focus to the US tax cut plan after digesting the latest US rate hike.

Dollar drops before US federal reserve policy, after Alabama poll

The dollar dropped Wednesday awaiting the outcome of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting and after a shock Democrat poll win in a staunchly Republican senate seat fuelled fears about US President Donald Trump's tax cut plans.

Nigerian Stock Exchange market indices record marginal growth of 0.03%

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices on Tuesday recorded marginal growth of 0.03 per cent after dropping by 0.88 per cent on Monday.

Nigerian Stock Exchange admits Union Bank 51.3m new shares

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has admitted an additional volume of 51.3 million ordinary shares of 50 kobo each of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc on the daily official list of the Exchange.

SEC, DMO, others move to deepen capital market

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Debt Management Office (DMO) and other stakeholders have said that for the nation’s capital market to grow, there must be mechanism for efficiency, accountability and transparency across major economy players including the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Capital market operators seek single license from CBN, SEC

The capital market operators on Sunday called on the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, to grant them single dealing license to access discount window.

Nigerian capital market issuances hit N1.55trn in September – SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Sunday said that the total value of issuances in the Nigerian capital market amounted to N1.55 trillion in September.

Nestle hits N160 billion market capitalization

Nestle Nigeria on Thursday sustained its growth on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) as the most priced equity to hit N1,410.08, thereby lifting the market capitalisation by N160 billion.

NSE All-Share Index crosses 39,000 mark

Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index on Wednesday crossed 39,000 mark just after the 38,000 mark on Tuesday.

Federal workers back govt on suspension of SEC chief Mounir Gwarzo

Federal workers under the auspices of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria on Wednesday thrown its weight behind the Federal government over the suspension of Mr Mounir Gwarzo as Director-General Securities and Exchange Commission.

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