An international panel of securities exchange experts has set up a task force to help securities exchanges raise capital for small and medium-size enterprises (SME), including the possibility of establishing a specialized SME exchange.
An intriguing article just published by The Africa Report highlights the potential of the East African region, where the economy is forecast to grow 18-fold to $3.5 trn by 2050, and the growing links, self-determination, infrastructure and risks.
A public-private partnership consortium, including the Government of Ghana (as minority), local and international investors, aim to finalize fund-raising for a new Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) during April and to build the exchange within 12 months.
Two leading securities exchange experts are offering a free masterclass in funding sources for capital markets development in New York on 9-10 April. They will overview funding sources and how to apply for projects for securities exchanges, securities regulators and clearing and settlement.
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