The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) hosted its maiden market data workshop last Tuesday, 18 October, 2016 at the Civic Center Victoria Island Lagos. The workshop was organized to create more awareness on the critical role of market data in making sound investment decisions both on the buy and sell sides.
In attendance at the event were investors, regulators, students, government agencies, dealing members, researchers, telecommunication companies and professionals from different walks of life. Throughout the workshop, participants were provided with sufficient knowledge about exploiting NSE market data for smart investment decisions.
Amongst other things, NSE urged attendees to leverage on mobile technologies to keep market data at their fingertips as well as carry out transactions while on the go. InfoWAREwho was a key sponsor and speaker at the event, demonstrated its commitment to continually provide real time and relevant market data through the InfoWARE Market Data Terminal (IMDT) and free finance portal, that empower individual and institutions to make better investment decisions.
InfoWARE showcased a variety of its products at the event, chief of which was the InfoWARE Market Data Terminal (IMDT). IMDT is a Bloomberg/Thompson Reuters compete-for the Pan Africa region,with deep insights and advanced analytics of the African market. Other products showcased at the event were theProTrader, Finance portal and InfoWARE finance mobile app.
This mobile app is available for free download across all platforms (Android, IOS, Blackberry, and Windows). All of these are geared towards providing not only relevant market data but also enhancingthe trading experiencesacross multiple asset classes on the Nigerian Stock Exchange as well as other Pan African exchanges through infrastructure and software that would provide greater exposure for both local and foreign players.