Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

SEC approves new window for fixed income securities

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX)’s guidelines on Trade Execution via Nigerian Exchange Ltd’s On-Manual Negotiated Deal Window for Fixed Income Securities. These Guidelines on Trade Execution via NGX On-Manual Negotiated Deal Window for Fixed Income Securities (“Guidelines”) provide guidance to approved trading license holders for the use of the Neg- Deal Window to execute their trades on bilateral pre-agreed terms; and shall be read in conjunction with the Rules of the Exchange and such other Rules or Guidelines as the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), NGX and other relevant regulatory authorities may introduce to regulate the fixed income securities market from time to time.

The On-Manual Negotiated Deal Window is a trading channel available to execute negotiated fixed income deals during The Exchange’s trading hours. The Neg-Deal Window complements order executions via the Central Order Book and shall be used only for permissible volume of fixed income securities on bilateral pre-agreed terms. Trades executed via the Neg-Deal Window will be recognized for price-setting purposes and will reflect in The Exchange’s Trading Statistics

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