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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center will host Nigerian President Bola Tinubu to ring the NASDAQ closing bell. NASDAQ boasts of global tech heavy weights.

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The U.S. Chamber’s bell ringing ceremony with President Tinubu, taking place on the sidelines of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly, symbolizes the significance of the economic ties between the United States and Nigeria.

“We hope this celebration and the discussion as part of the U.S.-Nigeria Executive Business Dialogue serve to further strengthen economic ties and enhance collaboration between the U.S. and Nigerian business communities,” says NASDAQ.

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NASDAQ, acronym of National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations, an American stock market that handles electronic securities trading around the world. Many investors know the NASDAQ as a tech-heavy stock index, notes The Motley Fool.

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Technology giants dominate the NASDAQ. Some of  the 20 largest stocks in the NASDAQ Composite include:  Apple (AAPL 0.35%); Microsoft (MSFT 1.32%); Amazon (AMZN 0.28%); Nvidia (NVDA -1.45%); Tesla (TSLA -1.19%); Alphabet (C shares) (GOOG 0.73%); and Alphabet (A shares) (GOOGL 0.83%). Other popular tech brands are Meta (META -0.26%); Broadcom (AVGO 0.06%); Adobe (ADBE -0.02%); Cisco Systems (CSCO -0.21%); Netflix (NASDAQ:NLFX); Advanced Micro Devices (AMD -0.47%); Comcast (CMCSA 0.42%); and T-Mobile (TMUS 0.26%).

Who:

President Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

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Scott Eisner, President, U.S.-Africa Business Center, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

TBC NASDAQ Senior Executive Host

What:

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts Nigerian President Tinubu for NASDAQ Bell Ringing

When:

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time / 20:45 – 21:00 West Africa Standard Time

Where:

NASDAQ World Headquarters, 151 W 42nd St, New York City, New York, 10036

Livestream option also available 

 

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