How many companies are listed on the Nigerian stock exchange? This article features the listed companies on the Nigerian stock exchange with their respective sector.
Before we take a look at the different Nigerian Stock Exchange-listed companies, here is a brief detail about the Nigerian stock exchange.
About the Nigerian Stock Exchange
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is the third-largest stock exchange in Africa. It was previously known as the Lagos Stock exchange and its operations were carried out under the name since its creation in 1961. In 1977, it was changed to the Nigerian Stock Exchange officially.
The stock market which started with 19 listed companies for trading now has 161 listed companies on it. Over the years, it has witnessed tremendous growth and the market capitalization is currently estimated to be over N28.26 trillion.
With many listed companies on the Nigeria stock exchange market, you can now trade without fear. As the stock market is highly regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Thus reducing corrupt trading practices and manipulation. See the Top 10 Largest Stock Exchanges In The World