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Collective Investment Fund: An Imperative For The Growth Of The Nigerian Capital Market


  • Akaninyene Billy Orok

    (Department of Banking & Finance, University of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria)

  • Enya Gabriel Emori

    (Department of Banking & Finance, University of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria)

  • Itoro Moses Ikoh

    (Department of Banking & Finance, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria)


This Research Paper purposed to evaluate Collective Investment Scheme in the Nigerian Capital Market, its impact performance of the Capital Market. The study focused on the Weekly performance of 48 Collective Investment Funds operating in Nigerian Capital Market and Secondary data was collected using the data available on Security and Exchange Commission and Central Bank of Nigeria. OLS Multiple Regression analysis and One-Sample t-tests using Eviews 9 were undertaken  and used to test the research hypotheses. Findings of this study revealed that there existed a noteworthy connection between growth of collective investment funds and the development of the capital market. It is concluded that efforts to strengthen Fund Managers enlistment on this scheme is strategic to strengthen the Nigerian financial system and create an appropriate platform for comparative dealings on global financial market.

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  • Akaninyene Billy Orok & Enya Gabriel Emori & Itoro Moses Ikoh, 2019. "Collective Investment Fund: An Imperative For The Growth Of The Nigerian Capital Market," Noble International Journal of Economics and Financial Research, Noble Academic Publsiher, vol. 4(4), pages 34-46, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:nap:nijefr:2019:p:34-46

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    1. William F. Sharpe, 1964. "Capital Asset Prices: A Theory Of Market Equilibrium Under Conditions Of Risk," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 19(3), pages 425-442, September.
    2. Oecd, 2005. "White Paper on Government of Collective Investment Schemes (CIS)," Financial Market Trends, OECD Publishing, vol. 2005(1), pages 137-169.
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