Trading stocks on the blockchain

June 14, 2022 00:34:32
Trading stocks on the blockchain
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Trading stocks on the blockchain

Jun 14 2022 | 00:34:32

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Hosted By

Chimgozirim Nwokoma Oluwanifemi Kolawole Bolu Abiodun

Show Notes

Hardly a day goes by without a story on cryptocurrencies or the blockchain. This time, the Nigerian Stock Exchange plans to adopt blockchain technology to settle transactions. 

Temi Popoola, CEO of the Nigerian Exchange, believes that this development will encourage more young people who are major adopters of cryptocurrencies to use the NSE. However, Oluwanifemi and Chimgozirim argue that the technology used for settlement is not responsible for the low patronage among the younger audience. 

Following that, we discussed Kenya’s plan to regulate “tech practitioners” in the country following a bill passed by the parliament.

5:32 - A blockchain-powered stock exchange

20:07 - Regulating tech practitioners in Kenya

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This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo and edited by Múyìwá Mátùlúkò

Email us your feedback at podcast@techpoint.africa. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories.

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