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NSE trading floors shut over coronavirus

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) said Monday it would temporarily close its trading floors and engage in remote trading over the coronavirus pandemic in the country.

The NSE Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Oscar Onyema, who disclosed this in a statement in Lagos, said the decision takes effect from Wednesday.

He stressed that the decision followed the recent developments in the country where 36 cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed by health authorities.

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The statement read: “Over three weeks ago, we activated precautionary health measures across our offices where we screened visitors with thermometers, provided sanitisers and minimised access to our premises.

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