STOCK MARKET CAPITALISATION AND INTEREST RATE REGIME UNDER A DEMOCRATI…
Stock market capitalisation rate simply means the discount rate used to determine the present value of future earnings in the capital market while interest rate means opportunity cost of borrowing. This study examines the relationships between stock market capitalisation rate and interest rate. The study reveals that the prevailing interest rate exerts positives influence on stock market capitalisation rate. Government development stock rate exert negative influence on stock marketing capitalisation rate and prevailing interest rate exerts negative influence on government development stock rate. This study further reveals information as of great value to capital market development and therefore recommended that the operator of the Nigeria Capital Market should raise the level of awareness so that investors will become familiar with the happening in the market.