he Nigerian Stock Exchange has announced that the second edition of the Market Data Workshop (MDW 2017), themed “Market Data: The Bedrock of Wealth Creation”, will take place on the 4th of October, 2017.
A workshop specifically organized to bridge the information gap between the Exchange and market participants, knowing the high correlation between information (market data, stock market prices and news) and sound investment decisions.
Attendees will have an opportunity to network with other key stakeholders alongside Data Vendors, Regulators, Government Agencies and Exchanges across Africa.
The 2016 edition of the event was a success with 500+ Workshop Attendees, 14 speakers, 2 panel discussions, Trending NO. 1 on Twitter, 5 Regulators Present, 29 Press Attendees, 1,205,458 #NSEMDW16 Hashtag Impressions, 50+ Pieces of Press Coverage and over 10,000+ Tweets.
The organisers say they are looking to make this year’s an even wider array of industry participants.
At this workshop, the NSE’s wide range of data products, both historical and real-time and their appropriateness for the different classes of investors will be showcased.
About Nigerian Stock Exchange
The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets. The NSE, a registered company limited by guarantee, was founded in 1960 and it is licensed under the Investments and Securities Act (ISA) and is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Nigeria. The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services and more.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange is committed to adopting the highest levels of international standards. To support this commitment, The NSE belongs to a number of international and regional organizations that promote the development and integration of global best practices across its operations. It is a member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, the SIIA’s Financial Information Services Division (FISD) and the Intermarket Surveillance Group (ISG). The Exchange is a founding member and executive committee member of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA).
The NSE continues to evolve in order to meet the needs of its valued customers and to achieve the highest level of competitiveness. It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.