Cryptocurrencies – Time to Understand the Products, Risks and Benefits

Cryptocurrencies and the distributed ledger technology behind them are changing the way the world thinks about financial transactions, settlement, and trading. Just in the last few days, major Wall Street firms have announced trading desks to focus on cryptocurrencies and two major US exchanges, NYSE / ICE and NASDAQ, are rumored to be considering trading… READ MORE

Transparency and Strong Regulation Pay Off for Emerging Markets

On July 25 the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) was named the “African Regulator of the Year” at the 6th African Business Leadership Forum & Awards, held in London. The award, sponsored by African Leadership magazine, was given to the NSE for its effective regulatory policies and programs implemented across national, regional and international level. These… READ MORE