November 19-21, 2017Read More
ASEA and FSD Africa sign pact to promote the development of African capital marketsRead More
X-Academy would help in strengthening financial literacy and enhance investment in the capital market.Read More
The Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) has received formal approval from the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) to operate a demutualized entity stock exchange in accordance with the requirements of the Capital Markets Authority [Amendment] Act 2016 and the Capital Markets Authority [Establishment of Stock Exchange] [Amendment] Regulations 2016.Read More
FSD Africa and ASEA have partnered to boost the capacity of the resource at the ASEA Secretariat by recruiting an additional staff through a Secondment Program. The Secondee will work alongside the current staff member, with a key focus on research and policy analysis, with specific duties and responsibilities.Read More
BWP/USD: Bid: 10.4225, Offer: 10.5415, Trade 10.4225, Close: 10.3600, Percentage: 1.18% ZAR/USD: Bid: 14.0376, Offer: 14.0505, Trade 14.0376, Close: 13.9983, Percentage: 0.33% | GHS / USD: Bid: 4.5760, Offer: 4.5840, Trade 4.5760, Close: 4.5448, Percentage: 0.77% | KES/USD: Bid: 101.8400, Offer: 105.2500, Trade 101.8400, Close: 102.0300, Percentage: 1.48% | MAD/USD: Bid: 9.4352, Offer: 9.4852, Trade 9.4352, Close: 9.1795, Percentage: 3.06% | MUR/USD: Bid: 32.6190, Offer: 35.1760, Trade 32.6190, Close: 32.8000, Percentage: 3.35% | MWK/USD: Bid: 715.7600, Offer: 734.8300, Trade 715.7600, Close: 720.6700, Percentage: 0.64% | NAD/USD: Bid: 14.0540, Offer: 14.0610, Trade 14.0540, Close: 13.8780, Percentage: 1.29% | NGN/USD: Bid: 355.0000, Offer: 363.0000, Trade 355.0000, Close: 358.0000, Percentage: 0.28% | TND/USD: Bid: 2.5153, Offer: 2.5253, Trade 2.5153, Close: 2.4915, Percentage: 1.16% | TZS/USD: Bid: 2243.0000, Offer: 2250.0000, Trade 2243.0000, Close: 2202.1001, Percentage: 2.02% | UGX/USD: Bid: 3601.1000, Offer: 3677.5000, Trade 3601.1000, Close: 3597.7000, Percentage: 1.16% |
FTSE ASEA PA EX SA: 1109.848JSE: 12930 | BW:DCI: 8915.140 | BW:FCI: 1574.240 | WA:BRVM-C: 226.020 | EG:EGX 30: 13742.110 | GH:GSE-CI: 2517.710 | KE:NASI: 163.13 | MW:MASI: 20321.891 | MU:SEMDEX: 2202.89 | MU:DEMEX: 227.51 | MA:MASI: 12621.518 | CDM, SA: 200.00 | NG:ALLSHARE: 36634.891 | RW:RSEI: 133.970 | FTSE/JSE:AFR ALL SH: 60128.41 | SZ: ALL SHARE INDEX: 404.510 | TZ:DSEI: 2099.930 | UG: ALSI: 1728.950 | ZW:MIN: 134.400 |
The Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) was set up with backing from the Ethiopian Government. In a very readable 2012 paper by the founder and first CEO Eleni Gabre-Madhin outlining the origins, aims and implementation of ECX, she mentions the Government backing in replacing laws so that trade in commodities including coffee (which makes up 35% of Ethiopia’s exports from 2000-2014), has to go through the exchange, and the determined resistance from those who had previously dominated the export trade.
The power of pension funds for African infrastructure. “Opening the elegant new six-lane toll bridge stretching cross Dar es Salaam’s Kigamboni Creek in April, Tanzania’s President John Magufuli called it “liberation” for citizens.
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