Lead Securities boost trading, unveils online trading platform
Lead Securities and Investment Limited has unveiled an online trading platform to provide more transparency and accountability in stock market transactions.
The portal, known as LeadTrader, was aimed at easing and boosting stock market for capital market investors all over the world, the firm said.
The Chairman, Lead Securities and Investment Limited, Mr. Abimbola Olashore, said that it was developed with the aim of meeting the needs of investors within and outside the country who have yearned for a portal that would enable them to carry out their transactions with higher level of transparency.
He spoke at the inauguration of the product at the Nigerian Stock Exchange in Lagos, noting that the portal was designed to conform to global best solutions for online real-time trading of securities utilised by retail and institutional investors in the advanced economies.
According to him, it also provided a secure and efficient electronic channel of buying and selling stocks on the NSE.
He said: “Before now, retail and institutional investors had been sending mandates to their brokers to buy and sell stocks via emails and letters. Technology has changed the way that is done and LeadTrader has been developed in such a way as to conform in every aspect with the global best solutions for real-time trading of securities utilised by investors in advanced economies.
“The platform, therefore, provides investors the convenience of executing their trades online through a range of devices such as desktops, laptops, tablets and other mobile devices.”
From left to right: Otunba Bimbo Ashiru, Ogun State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry; Mr Dharnesh Gordhon, Managing Director and Chief Executive, Nestlé Nigeria PLC; Dr. Samuel Adenekan, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Nestlé Nigeria and Prof. Ganiyu O. Olatunde, Chief of Staff to the Governor during a courtesy visit to Ogun State Governor by NESTLE CEO recently in Abeokuta.