Exchange Traded Funds, ETF is one of many securities traded in major stock exchanges around the world. Unfortunately for Nigeria, numbers and depth of ETFs are still very few and shallow compared to equities.
As result of this lag and couple with the NSE’s commitment to broaden and deepen the Nigerian capital market, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE or The Exchange) in partnership with the Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) Issuers, Vetiva Fund Managers Limited, Lotus Capital Limited and Stanbic IBTC Asset Management is set to organise its annual NSE Exchange Traded Funds Workshop on Monday, November 7, 2016.
The workshop is targeted at investor community, Pension Fund Managers, Insurance Companies, Dealing Members, Fund & Asset Managers and Regulators.
According to the Executive Director, Capital Markets, NSE, Mr. Haruna Jalo-Waziri, “the Workshop emphasizes the Exchange’s drive towards developing and promoting Exchange Traded Products (ETPs). It will provide our intermediaries with necessary exposure and skills as it relates to ETFs product sales. The workshop will also focus on NSE’s partnership with MSCI and its benefits to our markets, as well as highlights of success stories and learning points from other jurisdictions”.