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INVESTORS AND THE NIGERIA FINANCIAL MARKET

INVESTORS AND THE NIGERIA FINANCIAL MARKET

ABSTRACT

This work studied an existing investors and Nigeria Financial Market.

In undertaking this research, three research objectives were pursued.  Primary and Secondary Sources of data were used, the data collected were then presented, analyzed and interpreted by the use of tabular method of data presentation.

The primary source contained direct account of event to phenomena such accounts are obtained from observation, interviews and questionnaire source at the various locations of the data.  The data are made up of information that was generated specifically for this study so as to gain our insight into the research topic and confer as much authenticity as possible to this task.

The secondary data were in existence before the need to conduct this research topic. The sources of data collected under this category include: Newspapers and magazine, Journals, textbooks. This collection helped to reveal the transaction or relationship of the financial market and investors.

From the response gotten from the sampled frame in the questionnaires one will clearly see that both companies are a million miles away form the risk seeking class of investors.  Some of the investors prefer the risk aversion class while other prefer the risk neutralizing classing.  But from the Hypotheses test, it could be inferred that there is no significant relationship between the risk class, an investor belong and the profitability return on investment,

The study also revealed that the company has been able to turn up to the expectation of the people.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page

Approval page

Dedication

Acknowledgement

Proposal

Abstract

Table of contents

CHAPTER ONE

1.1            Introduction

1.2            Statement of the Problem

1.3            Objective of the Study

1.4            Significant of the Study

1.5            The Scope of the Study

1.6            Research Methodology

1.7            Limitations of the Study

1.8            Definition of Terms

CHAPTER TWO

LITERATURE REVIEW

2.1            The meaning of financial Market

2.2            Types of Financial Market

2.3            The Nigerian Stock Exchange

2.4            Membership of the Stock Exchange

2.5            Functions of the Stock Exchange

2.6            Security Dealings and the Stock Exchange

2.7            The Securities and Exchange Commissions

2.8            The Nigerian Capital Market and Rights Issues

2.9            Risks and Portfolio Management vis a vis The Financial Market

2.10       Types and Classification of Risk

2.11       Portfolio Theory

CHAPTER THREE

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1            Method of Data Selection

3.2            Sample Size Determination

3.3            Method of Data Collection

3.4            Method of Data Analysis

3.5            Reliability of Data

CHAPTER FOUR

DATA PRESENTATION ANALYSIS AND FINDING

4.1            Data Presentation

4.2            Hypothesis Testing

4.3            Data Analyses

4.4            Interpretation of Result

CHAPTER FIVE

SUMMARY

5.1            Discussing Finding

5.2            Conclusion

5.3            Recommendation

BIBLIOGRAPHY

CHAPTER ONE

1.0     INTRODUCTION

Most business organizations are financed by debt capital and equity contribution of its shareholders.  The company raises its equity capital by new share issues and by means of retained earnings which are plough back for future dividends and earning growths.  New shares may be offered for sales to members of the public who are invited to subscribe or to existing share holders who are invited to apply for additional shares.

The financial market is that market where companies or firms raises needed funds for their on-going operations as well as for long term capital expenditures.

These firms, may also temporarily place its surplus in quick yielding short term investments until its final disposition.  This market is the mechanism that exist in order to facilitate the exchange of financial assets.  The market functions effectively with the activities of financial intermediaries that issues financial claims against themselves.  This means that they sell financial assets representing claims on themselves in return for cash.

In disclosing the operations of the market, it is pertinent to reveal how an investor should go about making decisions on marketable securities in which to invest, how extensive the investment should be and when the investment should be made, this research work is aimed at revealing the secrets of sound investment. Investors and members of the financial market will find this work very useful.

1.2     STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

The joy that is associated with successful investment is always applauded with great financial returns.  Investors are generally confronted with the problem of returns.  There is always differences in their expected return and what turns out to be the actual return in investments held by them.

Hence, within the confines of the Nigerian financial market, the following difficulties arises.

How are securities bought and sold?

How do investors take decisions about marketable securities in which to invest?