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CEO of The Nigerian Stock Exchange to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell




The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) which services the second largest financial centre in sub-Saharan Africa will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Oscar Onyema, CEO of The NSE, will ring the Closing Bell.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Wednesday, June 13, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET


Bola Adeeko



NASDAQ MarketSite:

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About The Nigerian Stock Exchange:

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) was established in 1960 and today, services the second largest financial centre in sub-Saharan Africa. The NSE is licensed under the Investments and Securities Act (ISA) and is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Exchange is a full member and executive committee member of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) and an affiliate member of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).

The Nigerian Stock Exchange is an automated exchange and provides listing and trading services, as well as electronic clearing, settlement and delivery (CSD) services – through Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) Ltd., a subsidiary of The NSE, which also offers custodian services. Along with securities listing and trading services, The Exchange offers market data dissemination services, market indices and much more.

The NSE continues to evolve to meet the needs of its valued customers, and to achieve the highest level of competitiveness. With about 200 companies and 258 Securities listed, The Exchange operates fair, orderly and transparent markets that bring together the best of African enterprises and the local and global investor communities. The Nigerian Stock Exchange is poised to champion the acceleration of Africa's economic development and to become "the Gateway to African Markets".


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