NGX, CFA Society Nigeria Partner To Ensure Efficient Derivatives Market

The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) and CFA Society Nigeria plan to host a series of workshops and trainings for building capacity of market participants and deepening liquidity for derivatives products in the Nigerian capital market.

The first in the series of virtual workshops, themed “Derivatives and the Nigerian Capital Market,” according to a statement by the NGX is slated for Wednesday, 23 March 2022 via Zoom.

Expected at the event are key players across Nigeria’s financial industry including institutional and retail investors, Asset Managers, Pension Fund Administrators, regulators, banks, and other capital market operators, who are would discuss the role of derivatives in the Nigerian capital market and how to drive participation of both domestic and foreign investors.

The workshop, according to the organisers, will also help market stakeholders better understand Exchange Traded Derivatives products as tools for managing price volatility risk in the Nigerian capital market.

Some of the confirmed speakers for the event include Temi Popoola, CEO, NGX; Ibukun Oyedeji, President, CFA Society Nigeria; Rufus Kariuki Gitau, CFA, Business Development Manager, Nairobi Securities Exchange; Farooq Adedayo Oreagba, Partner, Karaho Capital Partners; Klaus Paester, Senior Director Institutional Relations EMEA Region, CFA; Jayesh Mehta, FRM, CA (SA) Consultant; Russel Jude, FRM, CA (SA) Programme Head, EDGE Designations and Fola Abimbola, Frontier Africa Research, Standard Bank Group.