The Central Securities Clearing Systems Plc’s assets as of December 31, 2016 were worth N27.13bn.
The company said this at its 23rd Annual General Meeting held in Lagos.
Its gross earnings and profit before tax for the year under review were N6.17bn and N3.79bn, respectively.
The company described 2016 as a challenging financial year, as it recorded a 38.61 per cent dip in gross earnings from N7.6bn to N6.17bn.
The Chairman, CSCS, Mr. Oscar Onyema, in his address, said the company was committed to service, excellence and sustainable business practices.
Also commenting, the Interim Chief Executive Officer of the company Mr. Bola Adeeko, said CSCS would continue to invest in its people, processes and infrastructure to ensure the delivery of optimum services and reward to all stakeholders.
Meanwhile, the equities market appreciated by N69bn at the close of trading on Thursday to close at N11.687tn from N11.618tn.
A total of 573.603 million shares worth N7.852bn were traded in 6,584 deals.
The equities market recorded another gain at the close of trading, advancing by 0.59 per cent, to settle the year-to-date return at 25.76 per cent. There were 33 gainers and 24 losers.
May & Baker Nigeria Plc topped the gainers’ list for the third day in a row, advancing by 9.79 per cent, to close at a year high of N4.15, and settle the year-to-date retuUACN Property Development Company Plc and Fidson Healthcare Plc.