NSE Extends Trading Hours


The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday reported it experienced a disruption to its trading services. The Exchange noted that throughout the incident it maintained open communication with the trading community.

However, trading recommenced at 2.15p.m and was extended to 4.00p.m. (from the usual time of 2:30 pm) in order to give investors the opportunity to complete their desired transactions for the day.

The Bourse said it regrets any inconvenience the incident might have caused. NSE wishes to reassure investors and stakeholders of its commitment in providing best in class trading services with optimal availability. The Exchange stated that it intends to open for trading at the normal trading hours today.

The Exchange performed additional due diligence checks on its Trading Systems prior to commencing trading today. As such, Trading commenced by 11:00 AM West African Time (WAT) as against 9:00 AM West African Time. Notwithstanding, trading will close at 3:30 PM, WAT.

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