February 21, 2019

Refinitiv offers financial professionals market data & analysis for upcoming Nigeria elections

Refinitiv announced the launch of a dedicated Nigeria election information portal on its financial markets desktop Eikon. The new portal, hosted on the Decision Africa app, features breaking news, market data, and commentary of the upcoming presidential elections in Nigeria.

Decision Africa covers African elections and provides analysis, data visualizations as well as interactive graphics across a variety of key economic indicators and capital markets across the continent including foreign exchange, equities and fixed income.

“The Nigeria elections portal will keep our clients up to speed on latest developments in the presidential race. It provides a desktop view for financial professionals who require real time information as they process and respond to critical political events affecting equity, FX and FI markets in Africa,” said Nadim Najjar, Managing Director of Middle East & Africa, Refinitiv.

The Nigerian presidential election is taking place on 23rd February 2019. Based in West Africa, Nigeria is considered Africa’s largest economy and the most populous country in the continent. Millions of voters have registered to vote for several candidates running for the presidency.

Eikon is a powerful and intuitive next-generation open platform solution for consuming real-time and historical data, enabling financial markets transactions and connecting with the financial markets community. Its award-winning news, analytics and data visualization tools help its users make more efficient trading and investment decisions across asset classes and instruments including commodities, derivatives, equities, fixed income and foreign exchange. Eikon is a leading desktop and mobile solution that is open, connected, informed and intelligent.

About Refinitiv

Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in approximately 190 countries. It provides leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community – driving performance in trading, investment, wealth management, regulatory compliance, market data management, enterprise risk and fighting financial crime.


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