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NSE, DMO Hold Workshop on Fixed Income


In line with its commitment to improve the capacity of its members and deepen investors’ participation in bonds,
the Nigerian Stock Exchange in conjunction with the Debt Management Office (DMO) and Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers Limited (SISL) is set to organise the 2016 edition of its Fixed Income Workshop on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the NSE.

This year’s workshop themed “Auctions, Trading and Settlement of Debt Instruments in Nigeria”, will bring together about 200 stockbrokers, regulators and other key capital market stakeholders to explore technical and factual information in the bond’s market.

Specifically, experienced facilitators will moderate discussions on FGN Bond Auction process and methodology, settlement, as well as on the fundamentals of bond instruments, valuation and portfolio application.

According to the Executive Director, Capital Markets Division, NSE, Mr. Haruna Jalo-Waziri, “the Fixed Income Workshop is one of the broker education initiatives of the NSE aimed at empowering Dealing Members with the necessary tools to aid their client’s investment decision making process. This workshop is designed to enhance brokers’ understanding of the basics of investing, trading and valuation of debt instruments. The workshop will also involve trading simulations which explores the impact of economic indicators on fixed income trading and investment decisions.”

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, a company limited by guarantee, services the largest economy in Africa and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets.

The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more. The Nigerian Stock Exchange continues to evolve to meet the needs of its valued customers, and to achieve the highest level of competitiveness.

It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, and the Entrepreneurial Growth hub of Africa. The Nigerian Stock Exchange aspires to be Africa’s foremost securities exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.

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