The Ghana Stock Exchange (www.gse.com.gh) has announced that it was awarded the prize as “Most Innovative African Stock Exchange for 2010” at the Africa investor (Ai – www.africa-investor.com) annual Index Series Awards. According to a press release from teh exchange, the award was made at the New York Stock Exchange (www.nyse.com) on Friday,17 September.
The awards assessed performance between April 2009 and April 2010. The GSE came first out of 7 African stock exchanges nominated.
The Ai Index Series Awards are the pan-African awards that recognize and reward Africa’s best-performing institutional investors, stock exchanges, listed companies, stockbrokers and capital market regulators. Hubert Danso, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Ai said in a press release: “We are again delighted to have the opportunity to profile African capital market success stories. The quality and quantity of entries received this year is testament to Africa’s increasing appeal to the global investment community”
The Ai Index Series Awards ceremony coincided with the annual Ai Index Series Summit held in association with NYSE Euronext in New York. This brought together international investors, African CEOs, pension funds and capital market professionals from all over Africa and across the US to explore investment partnerships in African-listed equities.