Capital Markets News

Kenya: NSE Upgrade to Enable Kenyans Borrow and Lend Each Other Shares

19.01.2018

 | Source: The EastAfrican; All Africa

Kenyan investors will be able to lend and borrow shares from each other from June, with the NSE set to roll out a system upgrade to accommodate the product within the next five months.

East Africa: Why Kenya Opted Out of EAC Project to Link Stock Markets

17.01.2018

 | Source: The EastAfrican; All Africa

Kenya has opted out of the East African capital markets integration (CMI) project that is to be effected later this year in a bid to make trading in shares quicker and cheaper.

Morocco: controlled flexibility of the dirham

16.01.2018

 | Source: Financial Afrik

It’s not the revolution. The Moroccan currency, the dirham, will evolve from Monday 15 January on a range of fluctuation of ± 2,5% against ± 0,3%, said the spokesman of the government Mustapha El Khalfi at the end of the meeting of the Council of the government.

Angola's Depleting FX Reserves Led to Currency Easing - Central Bank

10.01.2018

 | Source: Namibian; All Africa

Angola's depleting foreign exchange reserves prompted the central bank to ease currency controls, the regulator said on Thursday, a day after plans were unveiled to restructure foreign debt and allow looser trading of the kwanza.

Nigeria: Portfolio Managers Task SEC, NSE On Investors' Protection

15.12.2017

 | Source: Vanguard; All Africa

The Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers, IAMP, have called on the regulatory agencies in the capital market to be more proactive in investigating reported cases of infraction among market operators in order to safeguard investors' interest.

Nigeria: SEC DG Tasks Market Operators to Adapt to Changing Business Environment

21.11.2017

 | Source: This Day; All Africa

The Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Mounir Gwarzo has urged capital market participants to constantly adapt to new the changing economic, regulatory and business environments for them to perform their expected roles in economic development of the nation.

More Capital Flows in Africa and Latin America as Two New Impact Fund Managers Join the Capria Network

20.11.2017

Managers to be headquartered in Kenya and Chile to benefit from investment, advisory services, and access to Capria’s growing global network.

Ethiopia: ECX to Introduce New Electronic Market Platform

17.11.2017

 | Source: The Ethiopian Herald; All Africa

Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (EXC) is set to put in place, E-auction, a new electronic bidding and marketing platform,in what it said would make export trade effective, efficient and transparent.

Nigeria: Financial Stocks Contribute 76.8% to NSE Volume

07.11.2017

 | Source: The Guardian; All Africa

The financial services industry dominated in volume terms at the end of transactions on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) last week.

Nigeria: SEC Launches Nigerian Capital Market Devt Fund, Inaugurates Board Members

02.11.2017

 | Source: Leadership; All Africa

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a new development fund tagged: Nigerian Capital Market Development Fund (NCMDF), with a mandate to provide funding for the Nigerian Capital Market's developmental initiatives that will spur growth of the Market and the Nigerian economy.

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