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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April 9 2014

From African Capital Markets News Wed Apr 9 2014, 04:30:32

The battle for stock exchange technology in Africa heats as Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange switches its trading, clearing and settlement to South Africa's Securities and Trading Technology (STT).

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April 8 2014

From African Capital Markets News Tue Apr 8 2014, 15:50:00

The Algiers Stock Exchange (SGBV) is working with Euronext Paris to boost the market through cooperation under a recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

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April 4 2014

From African Capital Markets News Fri Apr 4 2014, 04:38:38

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.

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March 28 2014

From African Capital Markets News Fri Mar 28 2014, 19:55:33

Kenya has invited Ethiopian companies to list on the Nairobi Securities Exchange in a ground-breaking move that would let them raise capital and trade their shares

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March 14 2014

From African Capital Markets News Fri Mar 14 2014, 18:30:45

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.

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From African Capital Markets News Fri Mar 14 2014, 17:08:05

The Nigerian Government plans to privatize the Abuja Securities and Commodities Exchange by mid-2014, according to Arunma Oteh, Director General of Nigeria's Securities and Exchange Commission.

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February 27 2014

From African Capital Markets News Thu Feb 27 2014, 07:00:47

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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February 6 2014

From African Capital Markets News Thu Feb 6 2014, 07:04:29

Tanzania is planning to issue a first Eurobond of up to $1 billion, but the issue could be delayed until after June, according to Reuters.

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January 31 2014

From African Capital Markets News Fri Jan 31 2014, 04:02:21

Three new initial public offer (IPO) share flotations with a total value of over $300m are planned for the Egyptian Exchange this year, says bank EFG Hermes.

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January 29 2014

From African Capital Markets News Wed Jan 29 2014, 09:28:26

The CEO of Tanzania's Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange opened trading on the London Stock Exchange on 27 Jan alongside UK Secretary of State for International Development, the Rt Hon. Justine Greening MP. LSE Group signed a MoU with the Department for International Development to work on capital markets development across sub-Saharan Africa.

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