Recent market outperformance against emerging and frontier market benchmarks has made Nigeria a risk-tolerant investor's darling.
Boston, February 18, 2015 – Frontier markets have recently become viable alternatives to an emerging markets strategy, and Nigeria is among the standout markets garnering particular attention. Many institutional investors have been tracking its growth trajectory and fundamentals, and its increase in market performance and liquidity have been extremely attractive since 2011. While the Nigerian capital market boasts impressive potential, will its infrastructure properly attend to new inflows of foreign investor activity?
This research is based on publicly available macroeconomic and market data as well as interviews with industry experts, technology providers, and senior representatives from the Nigerian Stock Exchange. It introduces the Nigerian capital market and overviews recent and ongoing market innovations.
This 16-page Impact Note contains 11 figures. Clients of Aite Group’s Institutional Securities & Investments service can download this report.