Impact of Global Financial Crises on Corporate Liquidity Levels: A Study of selected Oil and Gas Marketing Companies quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.


Mide Philemon ,

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This research investigates whether the liquidity levels of marketing oil and gas companies quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange were affected by the 2007-2010 financial crises. A paired sample t-test was performed by comparing the means values of companies during the pre-financial crises and the crisis periods. The result shows that the liquidity levels of the oil and gas companies in Nigeria were adversely affected during 2007-2010 financial crises. The study recommends strategic matching of cash inflows/outflows, external equity sourcing, and harnessing of the gas resources to complement funds needed for capital intensive projects.


financial crises, Liquidity, cash and cash equivalent, oil and gas


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