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Do Africa’s $372bn pension fund assets facilitate inclusive growth and social stability?

Africa’s $372bn pension fund assets – do they facilitate inclusive growth and social stability? Is the money well invested, including capital markets and equities, private equity and infrastructure development? Bright Africa report by RisCura.

Rise of pension giants set to transform investment in Africa

New giants are arising in African investments – the domestic pension funds. Several countries have funds worth billions of US dollars and in many they are growing at 25% a year or more. Handled well, they could transform local equity markets, exits for private equity and infrastructure investment.

Nigeria’s SEC pushes for privatization listings, stockbroker consolidation and NSE demutualization

Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission hopes to boost liquidity on the Nigerian Stock Exchange by getting previously privatized enterprises to list their shares and is progressing demutualization and higher standards for stockbrokers.