Capital Markets News

Four East African Stock Exchanges Strengthen Ties


 | Source: Financial Afrik

The east African Securities Exchanges Association (EASEA) instructed its technical committee to accelerate the implementation of The common infrastructure of the capital markets.

Ethiopia: ECX Stretches With Widened Scope


 | Source: Addis Fortune; All Africa

The proclamation will enable ECX to manage future, forwarding and managing contracts of non-agricultural products.

Uganda: Privatised Firms Should Sell Shares to Public - Rugunda


 | Source: The Monitor; All Africa

About 60 enterprises had by 2002 been privatised by the government. Some of these companies, according to the Ugandan Prime Minister were required to list sell shares to the public by listing on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) and ALTX East Africa Exchange.

Nigeria cannot borrow anymore, plans to generate funds domestically to fund budget - Adeosun


 | Source: Ecofin Agency

The Nigerian Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday said the country must not borrow more to fund the 2017 budget but should instead raise money by other means.

Uganda: Capital Markets Experts Woo Investors


 | Source: The Monitor; All Africa

Uganda has been advised to have employ more professionals and raise its capital market industry profile if they are to attract more investors.

Kenya: National Bank Receives Sh3 Billion Loan From NSSF


 | Source: Daily Nation; All Africa

National Bank NBK on Monday received a Sh2.9 billion shareholder loan from the National Social Security Fund amid reports that KCB Group plans to acquire a majority stake in the troubled mid-tier lender.

Nigeria to start international roadshow for diaspora bonds sale next week - DMO


 | Source: Agence Ecofin

Nigeria will commence an international road show for the sale of a diaspora bond worth between $100million and $300 million.

Nigeria: Banking Stocks Surge to New Highs On Economic Recovery Hopes


 | Source: Thisday; All Africa

Banking stocks are leading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) according the fact that the Banking Index has appreciated by 39.03 per cent as at Monday, outperforming the NSE benchmark index which only gained 21.2 per cent; in a context of expectation of economic recovery and improvement of macroeconomic fundamentals.

Nigeria: What Federal Government's Savings Bond Means to Nigerians


 | Source: Daily Trust; All Africa

The bond is part of the Federal Government's programme to encourage small savers earn more income (interest) when compared to their savings accounts with banks.

Swaziland: Government pressing to add depth and liquidity to stock market


The nation is in the process of reorganizing the stock market in a bid to trigger greater efficiencies

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