Nigerian Stock Exchange and Bloomberg to host CEO round-table

Salamatu Ejembi, Lagos

The third annual NSE Bloomberg CEO Roundtable will hold on Friday, at Stock Exchange House, Lagos.

The theme for this year is “Innovating Out of Nigeria’s Recession: Exploring New Paradigms for Nigeria’s Economic Growth”.

The annual event is a platform for key stakeholders to dialogue and provide strategic solutions to economic issues to be implemented by The Exchange.

According to organisers, the roundtable will address issues such as resource dependency, the alignment of the economic recovery plan and roadmap to insulate the Nigerian economy from shocks.

The Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun will lead the group of speakers with a wide range of perspectives on the economy while Bloomberg economists will make keynote presentations, moderate panel discussions and give insightful research and analysis on the Nigerian Economy.

Speaking about the importance of the event, the Chief Executive Officer, NSE, Oscar N. Onyema OON, said “As the Nigerian economy begins to manifest its potential to rebound out of recession, it is important to sustain important dialogues around innovation and diversification of our economy.’’

Head of Market Structure Strategy, Africa and the Middle East, Bloomberg, Selloua Chakri also commented on the event saying; “Bloomberg is working closer than ever with key financial institutions and stakeholders in Nigeria and across the continent to not only bring more transparency to capital markets, but to help tackle economic challenges and support opportunities”.

The event is being organised by the Nigerian Stock Exchange in collaboration with Bloomberg.

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