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Jul 21, 2020
The Specificities of the ANSEJ Mechanism in Favour of VSE/SMEs in Algeria  Since its introduction in 1996, the regulatory instrument governing the operation of the “ANSEJ” mechanism (National Youth…
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Jul 06, 2020
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make up most of the economic fabric of developed countries. These entities must also have a strong place in developing economies, because they create wealth…
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Jun 22, 2020
Edward Obiko , Senior Analyst in Digital Financial Services, MicroSave Consulting
Peter Charagu , Business Analyst in the Digital FInancial Services, MicroSave Consulting
It is a new week and month. Miriam rises in the morning, prints 20 copies of her résumé, and ventures into the city of Nairobi. She plans to drop her resume at different companies within the Central…
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Jun 08, 2020
Edmund Higenbottam , Managing Director
Patrick Ball , Director, Verdant Capital
Restricted access to finance for SMEs remains a roadblock to growth for economies worldwide. Economies across the African continent remain no different: in South Africa, where SMEs are estimated to…
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May 26, 2020
Gilbert Anyetei , Alternative Investment Associate, RisCura
South Africa has a relatively high insurance penetration rate when compared to its emerging market counterparts and in relation to the sizes of their economies. This emerged following the release of…
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May 04, 2020
Amadeus Bringmann , Analyst , TCX
How synthetic local currency bonds can transfer FX risk efficiently Executive Summary: This article discusses a novel structure, which allows to transfer currency risk from African borrowers to the…
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Apr 21, 2020
Mathieu Saadati , founder of Fitracor
De-risking is the decision to terminate a business relationship when the customer risk is considered more sensitive. This term is frequently used to refer to the withdrawal of international banks…