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Capital Market Bounces Back, As ASI Grows By 1.03%

Capital Market

Trading on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Tuesday ended on a positive note with the market value appreciating N130 billion to end at N12.739.9 trillion as against Monday’s value of N12.609 trillion. In the same vein, the All Share Index was up also as it ended 36,962.48 …

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NSE Reviews 2015, Predicts Trends for 2016 Capital Market

By Simon Ugwu The year 2016 is predicted to be a challenging year for the capital market and the Nigerian economy. This is evident as the year began with the continued depreciation of the naira against the dollar and uncertainties around the direction of economic policies, which affected negatively an …

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Nigerians lost more than 16% shares value in 2015

The observed investor behaviour, seasonality effect, at Christmas, is called the “Santa Clause Rally.” In the USA, it comes with the surge in prices of stocks in the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Reasons for the Santa Claus Rally phenomenon include tax considerations, happiness around capital market, investment …

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Non-literate shareholders shun paperless transactions

Rufus Ayodeji Olowe, professor of finance at the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Lagos spoke with Boluwaji Apanisile on the evolving operations of corporate registrars in Nigeria and says that the illiteracy of many shareholders hamper the growth of online trading activities. Overview Corporate registrars are organisations that maintain …

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Nigeria has many registrars serving few corporates

Zacharia Olufunmilola Adewunmi, head business development of Meristem Registrars which manages registers of not less than forty-four companies told Business Eye the scope of registrars functions needed expansion in Nigeria. My concerns I am not satisfied that registrars are not into trustees business, a person or institution to whom legal …

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Corporate registrars can manage Nigeria’s voters register

Mr. Bayo Olugbemi, FCIB, FCMR, FIOD, Clergyman, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Registrars Nigeria Limited, is an investment banker and author serving as the current president and chairman of council of the Institute of Capital Market Registrars, ICMR.  Overview A registrar is a keeper of official records. In the …

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Custodians of idle ₦70b grope for fresh relevance

Though clergyman Bayo Olugbemi leads the body of corporate registrars in Nigeria as president and chairman of council, his prayers that the professional group be tasked with the civic responsibility to manage the routine update of Nigeria’s voters register cannot be granted. Not that the seasoned professional custodians of the …

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