Technology

IT system for Ethiopian Securities Exchange, ATS, ETP
Ethiopia

Electronic trading system for new Ethiopian Securities Exchange

The tenders are open for the automated trading system and broker back office systems for the Ethiopian Securities Exchange (ESX) and for the market surveillance …

Namibian Stock Exchange go live with Automated Trading System for bonds
Exchange news

Bond trading system for Namibian bonds

Bond trading in Namibia by banks and stockbrokers is expected to grow after the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX) announced the successful “go-live” of a new …

Procurement of electronic trading system for fixed income securities market in West Africa
Cote d’Ivoire

WAEMU fixed income trading platform tender extended

The call for tenders for an electronic trading platform for fixed income securities in the West African Monetary Union (WAMU) has been extended until 31 …

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 …

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 …

logo stock exchange mauritius automated trading system STT
Exchange news

Stock Exchange of Mauritius new trading system launches this week

The new Automated Trading System (ATS) of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) is set to “go live” on 13 May 2022. Securities and Trading …

Exchange news

London Stock Exchange bid to trade digital assets

The London Stock Exchange Group took a big step towards boosting its capacity for trading digital assets. LSEG announced on 22 February it had agreed …

NG Clearing launches central counterparty securities clearing
Exchange news

Nigeria central counterparty clearing for securities door to safer future

Nigeria has launched the first central counterparty (CCP) clearing system for securities trades in West Africa. This paves the way for exchange-traded derivatives. NG Clearing …

Capital raising

MTN’s $280m share offer to NGX investors

Telecoms firm MTN Group, based in South Africa has announced it will proceed with a public offer of up to 575 million shares in MTN Nigeria. MTN has been selling off assets and restructuring as it steps up the pace in the race to dominate Africa’s telecommunications sector.

Exchange news

Zimbabwe exchange launches ZSE Direct trading

Thousands of Zimbabweans are using a digital trading platform ZSE Direct to buy and sell on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange, and in the process boosting …

Stock Exchange of Mauritius automated trading system
Exchange news

Mauritius exchange new trading system goes live in Q1 2022

The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) aims to go live with a new Automated Trading System (ATS) by March 2022 after selecting South Africa’s Securities …

Capital raising

MTN IPO to boost Uganda stock exchange

MTN Uganda is set to transform the Ugandan capital market with the biggest initial public offering (IPO) since the Uganda Securities Exchange was launched. It …

Egypt

AELP Link order platform to boost trading between African exchanges

The African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) has signed a contract on 30 July to procure an order-routing system to link stockbrokers on seven of Africa’s …

Exchange news

3 East African exchanges to link before year-end 2020

Market integration across 3 East African securities exchanges is moving fast with a target of being live and online by 31 December 2020. According to …

Capital raising

Africa’s top telco towers firm seeks $7bn US listing

A telecoms firm launched in Lagos is set to be Africa’s biggest listing in the United States with a suggested $7bn valuation. IHS Holding Ltd, …

Capital raising

Seychelles MERJ Exchange IPO closes 28 Feb

The MERJ Exchange, the national securities exchange of Seychelles, has extended its $4 million initial public offer (IPO) to 28 February in the form of …

Exchange news

African exchanges link sets 2021 start date

Seven of Africa’s largest securities exchanges are set to have an active link by the first quarter of 2021, according to an article on Bloomberg.com …

Capital raising

Helios Towers raised $364m in London IPO

Mobile telephone infrastructure company Helios Towers raised $364 million and listed on the London Stock Exchange yesterday 15 October. The stock HTWS launched at the …

Capital raising

$1.8bn Helios Towers closing London IPO on 14 Oct

Africa’s next mega-listing on the London Stock Exchange is an African company that operates 7,000 towers in the mobile telecommunications sector that continues to show …

Exchange news

Naspers gives Europe its biggest consumer tech listing

Naspers has pulled off a dramatic restructuring of its holdings to unlock value after the successful listing of Prosus on Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange and …