Botswana Stock Exchange joins World Federation of Exchanges
Exchange news

Botswana Stock Exchange full member of WFE

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) says its admission as a full member of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the global industry association of exchanges and …

Capital raising

Telco Orange rings up last share listing of 2022

The Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM) regional exchange saw out the old year by listing the shares of telephone company Orange Côte d’Ivoire on …

Market capitalization on African stock exchanges is getting smaller against world exchanges
Events

Are Africa’s stock exchanges lagging?

African capital markets are falling behind the growth of global markets. African markets have 1.4% of global market capitalization and the share is falling, says …

Live share trading order routing in Africa with live trading screen
Cote d’Ivoire

African exchanges link AELP demonstrates share trades

The cross-border trading platform linking seven of Africa’s leading securities exchanges was launched yesterday 7 December in Abidjan. The link gives access to over 1,000 …

Featured Events

15-16 March - The Network Forum Africa virtual conference

All the key players in investment networks: network managers, custodian and investment banks, financial market infrastructure (FMIs) and fintechs. The meeting is held in virtual format and participants will assemble from across Africa and around the world. 

Reviews

Where credit is due How african's debt can be a benefits not a burden

Where Credit is Due: How Africa’s Debt Can Be a Benefit, Not a Burden

A very readable in-depth study of the history and trends of government-issued sovereign debt in Africa, giving policy recommendations on how African governments can make the best of use of debt. The book – like this blog – covers all the countries on the African …

More News

Ethiopian Airlines is one of the key holdings in Ethiopia Investment Holdings portfolio
Ethiopia

Ethiopia has one of Africa’s biggest sovereign wealth funds

The Ethiopian Government has transferred 27 state-owned enterprises to a new $38bn sovereign wealth fund, including some of Africa’s biggest and most successful companies such …

Ethiopia's new stock exchange will be in Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

Progress towards Ethiopia’s Stock Exchange

At least 50 companies are expected to list when Ethiopia’s stock exchange launches. The country’s new $38bn sovereign wealth fund Ethiopia Investment Holdings (EIH) is …

Cote d’Ivoire

African Exchanges Link platform goes live today

A cross-border order-routing platform linking seven leading African securities exchanges has gone live today, 18 November. The African Exchanges Linkage Project (AELP) technology allows 33 …

Events

AFSIC 2022 conference report

The AFSIC 2022 conference in London featured 1,258 delegates (nearly 600 from Africa, 659 from the rest of the world) and 341 speakers across two …