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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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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June 28 2014

From African Capital Markets News Sat Jun 28 2014, 13:27:44

Global investors offered a record $8.8bn and Kenya issued $0.5bn in a 5-year Eurobond at 5.875% and $1.5bn of a 10-year Eurobond at 6.875%.

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June 26 2014

From African Capital Markets News Thu Jun 26 2014, 11:37:48

Top speakers including Government leaders, policy-makers, bankers, investors and experts will debate the future of Africa's debt capital markets on Monday 30 June at the London Stock Exchange for African Debt Capital Markets ADCM 2014 conference organized by African Banker magazine.

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From African Capital Markets News Thu Jun 26 2014, 10:45:53

Britain attracted £2.3bn in orders when it became the first western country to issue an Islamic sharia-compliant bond. It issued a £200m 5-year bond that shares profits based on rental income from three government-owned properties and offers a return of 2.036%.

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May 28 2014

From African Capital Markets News Wed May 28 2014, 06:52:37

Women triumphed at African Banker Awards 2014, winning 3 top awards including Vivienne Yeda as African Banker of the Year. GT Bank is African Bank of the Year.

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From African Capital Markets News Wed May 28 2014, 03:59:38

A dynamic African builder of turnkey commodity exchanges, eleni LLC, has teamed up with pan-African Ecobank to accelerate development of African agriculture.

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May 14 2014

From African Capital Markets News Wed May 14 2014, 03:46:29

The Nairobi Securities Exchange is pushing ahead fast with its demutualization plans and will sell up to a 38% stake in an initial public offering (IPO) in June.

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May 12 2014

From African Capital Markets News Mon May 12 2014, 06:10:10

Ethiopia, Africa's fifth biggest economy, is thinking of a debut Eurobond, after it received its first international credit ratings on 9 May: it got B from Fitch and B/B from Standard & Poors.

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