Tag Archive for 'bonds'

Rwanda savings and credit coops to look at capital markets?

Rwanda’s Savings and Credit Cooperatives (known as SACCOs) are being encouraged to take more interest in investing into the capital market including bonds and equities. They are estimated to hold deposits worth over RWF15 billion (US$24.7 million).

BaDEx getting ready to launch as Zambia’s second securities exchange

A new securities exchange in Lusaka, BaDEx (Bonds and Derivatives Exchange Zambia) is installing tried-and-tested bond and derivative trading software from South Africa’s STT Software, which supplies the JSE, and says it will be ready to launch operations next month, May 2012. BaDEx trading platforms will include spot and derivative trading in bonds, currency, commodities (such as derivatives on metals and silo certificates on the spot market) and a variety of other derivatives including agricultural commodities, precious metals, equity and energy.

Senegal bond ratings comparisons with similar maturity bonds

Senegal bond compared to other African bonds and emerging markets bonds.

Nigerian SE: CEO Onyema in full charge

The new Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, Oscar Onyema, had taken up office on 4 April, but the SEC had asked for a one-month transitional period. Interim Administrator Emmanuel Ikhazoboh, appointed in August 2010 by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), bowed out on 28 April.

Nigerian Stock Exchange Annual Review 2010

The Nigerian Stock Exchange reported on 19 January that a total volume of 93.3 billion shares valued at N797.6 billion (3.2% of gross domestic product) were traded in 2010, with volume down 9% and value up 16% compared to 2009 when 102.8 billion shares were traded, valued at N685.72 billion (2.9% of GDP).