The Nigerian stock exchange (NSE) has been created to serve various function such as often of business guideline to top business management concerning cost of capital for the Nigerian stock exchange provides avenues for long term investment. These function credited to the stock exchange is expected to create positive effect on the general business and industrial growth of the country.
However, this research work is determined to evaluate the effect of the stock. Exchange on the general business growth especially in recent years. In carrying out the research work with the above aim in mind efforts will be made to
disclose relevant findings thus drawing necessary solutions and recommendations to alleviate some anticipated problem on the Nigerian stock exchange to be disclosed during the research work.
Industrial growth forms the basis for industrial development is not only needed for its ability to improve living standard. It also acts as a weapon for building national strength and prestige. Therefore industrial development implies the increase of industrial, expansion of quality and quality of output and the institutionalization of industrial growth process. It also involve technical activities of a own routine nature concerned with translating research findings or other with translating research findings or other scientific knowledge into products or process.
With the concept of investment as a central factor in the acceleration of industrial growth and development and the prominence given to industrialization, steps have the establishment of the Nigerian stock exchange (NSE) the evolution of continued existence of the Nigeria stock exchange has always been small lots of shares to e parceled into lumbs large enough to be bought by institutions provide vast numbers of different shares to be trades and providing a broad market in government securities its economic significance depends on its ability to mop up financial capital for investment purpose these include providing liquidity and enhancing these marketability of new issues of stock thus reducing the real costs to business firm by expanding the scope for obtaining fund.
Other functions of the stock exchange include the offer of guidance to the business management in relation to the present cost of capital so that the business man can determine his level of investment appropriate to the firm. Access to the vast number of capital that are in very small amount of money that in their aggregate have s commend over vast quantities of wealth. It also make it possible for the transfer of funds that imposes only a minimum of administrative efforts he lender. By this activity the stock exchange is able to provide an avenue for long term investment to be financed by funds provided by individuals many of whom to make it available for a short term or with draw it at will.
The competitive nature of the stock exchange makes it possible to allocate funds efficiently which is achieved by the market ability to available companies securities in a manner based on the capitalized value of the company’s expected future earnings.
Apparently, only if stock are valued in this way will funds be provided most abundantly and at most reasonable terms to the most promising innovation who accounting to the classical economic theory has the greatest use for them and who is the one that can obtain the profits which will serve as the investors rewards. And it in when shares are valued in relation to the expected capitalized value of the firm that effective disciplinary advice which punishes management whose operation are inefficient or unprofitable.
Therefore a reliable rate which results from investment in new factories, machinery, equipment and material to increase the physical capital stock of the nation. The stock exchange market plays an important role in propping up financial capital and provision of market for quoted stock so as to chance the fulfillment of these economic growth parameters. This investing so as to actualize the economic growth.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table of content
1.1 Background of the study
1.2 Statement of study
1.3 Objective of study
1.4 Research question’
1.5 Hypothesis formulation
1.6 Significance of the study
1.7 Scope of the study
1.8 Limitation of
1.9 Definition of term
2.0 Literature review
2.1 Evolution of the stock exchange
2.2 Historical development of the Nigerian stock
2.3 General relationship of the stock exchange and the economy
2.4 Advantage of the stock exchange as a source fund to the industry
2.5 Functions of the stock exchange in influencing the development parameters
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
3.0 Introduction to the study
3.1 Research design
3.2 Area of study
3.3 Population of the study
3.4 Sample size determination
3.5 Instrument for data collection
3.6 Validation of instrument
3.7 Reliability of the instrument
3.8 Method of data collection
3.9 Method of data analysis
DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1 Presentation and analysis of data
4.2 Testing of hypothesis
4.3 Summary of result.
DISCUSSION RECOMMENDATION AND CONCLUSION
5.1 Discussion of result findings
5.4 Suggestion for further study