Tag Archive for 'African capital markets'

JSE and ASEA host African exchanges for capacity-building

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA), supported by the World Bank Group, are hosting the third Building African Financial Markets seminar this week, bringing together stock exchanges, regulators, stockbrokers and others from across Africa.

JSE seminar on African capital markets development

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange will host the 3rd Building African Financial Markets capacity-building seminar, in Johannesburg from 10-12 September.

Nairobi Securities Exchange IPO closes 12 Aug

The Initial Public Offering (IPO) of the Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited is open until 12 August. The NSE is seeking to raise KES 627 million ($7.14m) by selling up to 66,000,000 new shares (some 31% of the equity) at KES 9.50 each, open to domestic and international investors.

Nairobi Securities Exchange scores megaprofits and heads for own IPO and listing

The Nairobi Securities Exchange passed key resolutions to take its demutualization into final stages, after scoring record profits for the financial year to 31 Dec 2013 and paying its first dividend to shareholders.

Stock exchange experts urge focus on small and medium enterprises

An international panel of securities exchange experts has set up a task force to help securities exchanges raise capital for small and medium-size enterprises (SME), including the possibility of establishing a specialized SME exchange.

Nigerian Stock Exchange seeks advisors for demutualization

The Nigerian Stock Exchange is looking for external advisers to drive its demutualization process.

Africa’s securities exchanges and their part in Africa’s future

The challenges facing Africa’s securities exchanges to become an integral part of the continent’s economic transformation also provide a good agenda for action in 2014.

ASEA Conference – top African securities exchanges event – coming Dec

The big African securities exchanges event of the year is drawing close. The 17th General Assembly and annual conference of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) will be 1-4 December in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

New laws pave route to Angolan securities exchange

Laws have been approved in Angola to regulate the future securities exchange for equity and debt. The Capital Markets Commission (CMC) says that it plans to open a secondary debt market next year and this will pave the way for a securities exchange in 2016.

New York Institute of Finance launches Nigerian links

Nigerian stockbrokers are to build their expertise under a working relationship between the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) and the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) on building capacity.