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Nigerian Stock Exchange Market


  Nigerian Stock Exchange Market was established in 1960 and was initially named - Lagos Stock Exchange. It began operation with only 19 companies listed on its' rolls for trading, but it currently has about 283 listed companies with a total market capitalization of about $125 billion, as at the end of 2007.

The type of securities traded include Industrial Loan Stocks, Government bonds and Equity or Ordinary Shares. The implementation of the Automated Trading System, has significantly enhanced the trading process and made it easier for ordinary people who struggle with trading technicalities.

The Nigerian stock exchange head office is located in Lagos, but also has branches all across the country, and they include locations in Abuja ( the federal capital territory), Kano, Kaduna, Onitsha, Ibadan, Port Harcourt and Yola.

Few Of The Major Companies Listed in Nigerian Stock Exchange

  • Davandy Finance & Securities Limited
  • EMI Capital Resources Limited
  • Dakal Services Limited
  • BFCL Assets & Securities Limited,
  • A.A.A. Stockbrokers Limited
  • Calyx Securities Limited
  • Alliance Capital Management Company
  • Capital Assets Limited

The Central Securities Clearing System Limited was incorporated as a subsidiary of Nigerian Stock exchange in 1992 and some of its' responsibilities include: clearing, settlement and delivery of transactions electronically on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. It also issues central security identification numbers to share holders. The official website for CSCS limited is located here.

The Nigerian Stock Exchange publishes a Daily Official List which provides information on  transactions on The Exchange that occurred on that particular day. This report is available to subscribers at the end of every Trading Day.


Official Website Of Nigerian Stock Exchange Market

Main Office Address:  Stock Exchange House 2-4 Customs Street Lagos, Nigeria

Contact Phone: +234 -1 -266-0287

Current Director General: Dr N Okereke-Onyiuke (Ndi)

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