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SEC Nigeria leads FSD Africa programme to boost capital markets regulators

Funding organization FSD Africa is launching a 3-year programme to improve skills of Africa’s capital market regulators. The Securities and Exchange Commission SEC Nigeria is the first capital-market regulator after signing an agreement worth £450,000 ($585,200) on 28 September.

Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange chief opens trading on the London Stock Exchange

The CEO of Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange opened trading on the London Stock Exchange on 27 Jan alongside UK Secretary of State for International Development, the Rt Hon. Justine Greening MP. LSE Group signed a MoU with the Department for International Development to work on capital markets development across sub-Saharan Africa.

CDC scores paper loss of £72m on private equity portfolio in 2011

Pioneering private equity group CDC, 100% owned by the UK Government’s Department for International Development, has recorded a paper loss of £72 million ($111.6m) across its £2.6 billion portfolio for 2011.