In February 2012, The Nigerian Stock Exchange(NSE) kicked off its financial literacy program as a first step in protecting investors. This program aims to enhance investors’ understanding of the basics of investing around portfolio construction, asset allocation and risk diversification.
Investor Clinic, an aspect the financial literacy program is an investor education initiative designed by The Exchange to address low investor confidence and create better informed investors. The clinic is targeted at particular segments of the investing community to discuss the finer details of investing and to shed more light on the capital market eco system. These clinics have been delivered in partnership with stellar organizations such as Morgan Stanley, Stanbic IBTC, Greenwich Trust and FBN Capital, just to name a few.
In addition to the Investor Clinics, The NSE has organized over 287 investor education workshops for “grassroots level” investors (civil servants, students, SMEs, etc.) across Nigeria via its thirteen branch offices.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has provided this information as an educational service to investors. The information provided is not a legal interpretation of regulator policy. Investors who have questions about the meaning or application of any of the information provided should consult with a certified and licensed stockbroker, investment advisor or financial advisor.