South Africa

Exchange news

Trade Google, Microsoft and other blue chips on the JSE Derivatives exchange

South African investors can trade two of the best-known IT names through the listing of single stock futures (SSFs) on Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) and Google (www.google.com) on the JSE Limited (www.jse.co.za) on 11 December.

Exchange news

JSE trades gold, platinum and crude oil futures contracts

South Africa’s securities exchange, the JSE Ltd (www.jse.co.za), is offering trading in gold, platinum and sweet crude oil futures contracts on its commodities derivatives market.

Exchange news

Innovation and trading boom on Africa’s biggest exchange

Trading soared 31% in number of deals on the JSE Ltd (South Africa’s Johannesburg Stock Exchange) and the merger with teh Bond Exchange of South Africa was finalized, promising dynamic new growth in the South African interest-rate market.

Capital raising

AUREOS Africa Fund reaches $318 mln

Aureos Africa Fund has increased funds under management to US$318 million

Exchange news

JSE’s Africa Board: more travels and consultations

The JSE Ltd has three more countries in its first year programme, building links with leading issuers, regulators, brokers and African exchanges.

South Africa

Investec strengthens balance sheet ahead of SA recession

With South Africa’s recession expected to hit profits, specialist investment banking group Investec said on 28 July it would place up to 22 million new …