Ahmed: Investor Confidence Key Ingredients to Accelerate Capital Market Growth

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Kayode Tokede

The Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, yesterday in Lagos described investor confidence as one of the key ingredients that will accelerate the growth of the nation’s capital market and increase both domestic and foreign investors’ participation.

The Minister who was represented by the Director General Debt Management Office (DMO), Ms. Patience Oniha at the launch of the revised Capital Market Master Plan, pledged that the federal government  would continue to strengthen the regulator to effectively do its job of regulating and developing the Capital Market.

She noted that the capital market should be characterized by high level of compliance with ethical standards, deep liquidity and sophistication, good corporate governance, and a strong domestic investor base.

According to her, “Nigeria needs a capital market that broadens access to economic prosperity by enabling the emergence of financially responsible…



Source: Thisday Newspaper