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Money Market on the Nigerian Economic Development
Mr. Okpe Innocent Ikechukwu
Department of Accountancy, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Enugu State of Nigeria Abstract
The objective of this study is to examine the impact of money market on the Nigerian economic development; it has been prepared as a contribution to the quest for promotion of entrepreneurship as an engine growth. To access the multidimensional role and medium scale enterprises in bringing out rapid industrialisation. The study examine the contribution of money market to the growth of small and medium scale enterprises during the period of 1987-2007 with special emphasis on the performance appraisal of the stock market. The result from the empirical analysis carried out using the ordinary least squares estimation technique reveals that the Nigeria stock exchange has contributed to some extent in financing small and medium scale enterprises. However, the prospect of the market appears to be bright considering the current position of the government and players in the industry in the area of formulation and implementation of favourable policies. However, the market could assume the expected role of providing long-term financing for the development of small and medium scale enterprises in Nigeria if the institutional frameworks guiding the effectiveness of the operators are strengthened and the profound recommendation by the researcher are religiously implemented. 1. Introduction

The success or failure of any economic is hinged on the viability of the financial system which invariably and undoubtedly depend main on the structure of the capital market of such economy in which the Nigerian stock exchange (NSE) occupy the central position of the financial system. It plays a very vital role in the general performance of the economy. Currently, majority of Africa economic including Nigeria suffer from financial regression and financial under-development. These maladies combines...
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