Nigeria’s stockbrokers set to trade in Britain, others

Barring unforeseen circumstances, stockbrokers in Nigeria may soon have the flexibility of trading in the United Kingdom, and many other countries following the special training being organized by the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS),in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI), in the United Kingdom.

By the proposed two-pronged joint training, slated for August, 10 to 18, 2017, at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), participants would be exposed to understanding Modern Commodity Derivative (MCD) and International Introduction to Securities and Investment Market (IISI).As part of the strategies to globalise the operations of stockbrokers and other practitioners in the financial market, the CIS noted that the IISI is designed to prepare the participants to take examination for the CISI’s qualification, a major requirement for practicing in all countries where CISI UK is recognized.