December 31, 2010

Exchange news

What do you wish for the African stock exchanges?

What are your wishes for improvements to the African securities markets, including markets for equities and bonds, in 2011?
Who are the key movers and shakers in our continent’s capital markets development and who should this blog ask for their opinions?

Exchange news

Record inflows ($9.2 bn) into SA bonds, prospects for the Rand and interest next year

Foreign inflows into South African Government bonds denominated in Rand were R61 billion (US$9.2 bn), up from R2.5bn in 2009, according to figures from the JSE Ltd. (www.jse.co.za), which run the country’s securities exchanges. Net international investment inflows into equities were R35.6 bn, down from a record R75.4 bn.