The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) has debunked rumours and claims circulating on social media that its platforms have been hacked.
This was disclosed in a statement released the Management of the Exchange which stated thus:
“We have noted claims from unknown/anonymous groups that they have illegally accessed the website of the NSE. Please be aware that such claims are complete without foundation. There has been no breach of the NSE’s website, which continues to operate normally, maintained by the high levels of cyber-security which we have in place.
Should you have any further questions or receive any enquiries in this regard, please refer the same to email@example.com.”
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is a Nigerian stock exchange founded in 1961 in Lagos. As of November 2019, it has a total of 161 listed companies, with 8 domestic companies on the premium board, 144 companies on the mainboard, and 9 companies on the Alternative Securities Market (ASeM) board. In the Fixed Income market, the NSE has 84 FGN bonds, 21 state bonds, 27 corporate bonds, 1 supranational bond and 53 memorandum listings.