Blog entries from: African Capital Markets News

News and developments on African capital markets, includes: African securities, African stock exchanges/stock markets, African equities, African bonds, African private equity/venture capital, and African social impact investment

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September 1 2014

From African Capital Markets News Mon Sep 1 2014, 05:56:32

Electronic trading is coming to Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under a contract with InfoTech Group, and Chengetedzai Depository Company Ltd says 3 listed companies will be electronic from 8 Sept.

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August 28 2014

From African Capital Markets News Thu Aug 28 2014, 05:08:39

Charts circulated by Reuters show the rebased Nigerian economy as biggest in Africa, followed by sluggish South Africa, Egypt, Algeria, Angola and Morocco. They also show growth rates: oil-fuelled Ghana led the pack with historic growth of 10.2% a year over 2010-13.

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August 24 2014

From African Capital Markets News Sun Aug 24 2014, 19:09:00

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange will host the 3rd Building African Financial Markets capacity-building seminar, in Johannesburg from 10-12 September.

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August 12 2014

From African Capital Markets News Tue Aug 12 2014, 04:50:02

Rwanda plans to return to Eurobond markets in 2015 and raise up to $1 billion for infrastructure, including an airport and power plants.

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August 11 2014

From African Capital Markets News Mon Aug 11 2014, 05:08:20

Initial public offers (IPOs) on African stock exchanges for the first half of 2014 has raised capital totalling $808.5 million, compared to a total of $757.5m raised throughout 2013

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August 5 2014

From African Capital Markets News Tue Aug 5 2014, 05:19:25

The Initial Public Offering (IPO) of the Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited is open until 12 August. The NSE is seeking to raise KES 627 million ($7.14m) by selling up to 66,000,000 new shares (some 31% of the equity) at KES 9.50 each, open to domestic and international investors.

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August 4 2014

From African Capital Markets News Mon Aug 4 2014, 17:25:33

Private-equity investor The Abraaj Group made its first exit in Angola, exiting its investment in Fibrex which manufactures high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and other low-pressure plastic pipe products used in construction.

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July 17 2014

From African Capital Markets News Thu Jul 17 2014, 15:18:10

On average Africans paying up to 12.4% ($25) to send $200 home, twice the global average. The fees cost Africans an estimated $1.8 billion a year, according to UK thinktank Overseas Development Institute.

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July 13 2014

From African Capital Markets News Sun Jul 13 2014, 11:47:11

By Lasitha Perera, Executive Director, Frontier Markets Fund Managers At the recent Africa Debt Capital Markets Summit (ADCM 2014) in London I had the privilege of moderating a panel focussed on Nigeria's Debt Capital Markets. I was joined by some of the key actors currently working to build deep and active debt capital markets in [...]

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July 3 2014

From African Capital Markets News Thu Jul 3 2014, 19:01:23

After a high-speed 8 weeks installation, Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) successfully "went live" on 27 June with an integrated trading system and clearing and settlement technology supplied by South Africa's Securities and Trading Technology (STT).

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