“Nigeria has become the latest beneficiary as Thomson Reuters recently started offering real-time data from the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), to increase equity trading opportunities for its global clients. The introduction of real-time market data for investors and traders, using Reuters 3000 Xtra includes the bid and ask price, volumes, latest trades and market depth information in equities and indices listed on the NSE.
More than 210 companies are listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Until now the NSE market data provided by Thomson Reuters was updated once a day, after market close. Nigeria is the latest African exchange that Thomson Reuters has switched to real time data, following Kenya’s Nairobi Stock Exchange.”