Stockbrokers’ first Book and Documentary on Capital Market for Presentation

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Stockbrokers’ first Book and Documentary  on Capital Market for Presentation

A deep knowledge gap on the factors that shape the Nigerian Capital Market has been filled with the proposed launch of a definitive book entitled : “History of the Nigerian Capital Market” , authored by the  Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) on Thursday, , February 8.

An integral part of this historic event is also the launch of a Documentary on ” History of the Nigerian Capital Market” . The Documentary is enriched by the interview of some personalities, including one of the founding fathers of the Market, late Otunba Subomi Balogun, who had been interviewed before he passed on last year.

Scheduled for presentation at Nigerian Exchange Group House, with the closing gong ceremony, the uniqueness of the first most  comprehensive book on the capital market history, is that the story is told from the first person point of view by some of the oldest operators and leading practitioners in the Nigerian capital market.

A statement from the Institute indicates that the special Guest of Honour, is the Executive Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, a Fellow of the Institute, the Chief Launcher, also a Fellow, is the  Chairman, Nigerian Exchange Group PLC, Dr.Umaru Kwairanga, while the Chief Host is the President and Chairman of the Institute’s Governing  Council, Mr Oluwole Adeosun.

” History of the Nigerian Capital Market”, is an authoritative compendium that chronicles epochal issues such as the evolution of the legal framework of the Nigerian Capital market and that of the Institute,  the Call-Over Trading System, Bonds Trading and other securities at the beginning, origin of the market technology- Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS), Automated Trading System (ATS),  policy issues that affect the market, investor education, women in the Nigerian Capital Market, Fixed Income Securities, Commodities Exchanges,  30th Anniversary of the Institute and current initiatives of the professional body, future of the market and its pictorial history .

” The narrative is written in simple prose with organic structure . It is a veritable source of reference for all stakeholders , including the regulators, operators, financial journalists, the academia, especially those in the areas of Economics, Finance, Accounting and Business Administration, researchers and the government at all tiers. The launch of the Book and Documentary will attract people from all walks of life. “, according to the statement.

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