Tag Archive for 'regional integration'

Regional integration tops 2017 agenda for Africa’s exchanges

Stock exchanges across Africa should be working towards regional integration, says Prime Minister of Rwanda Anastase Murekezi, guest speaker at the African Securities Exchanges Association conference.

Opinion: Steps for regional integration of capital markets

Can regional integration work for Africa’s capital markets and securities exchanges?

East African securities exchange integration – what’s on in 2015

Securities exchanges in East Africa are working together on infrastructure for tighter cooperation and links between Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania and potentially Burundi through the East African Securities Exchanges Association (EASEA).

4 priorities from new head of African stock exchanges

The new President of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) put forward 4 strategic objectives for the member bourses. Oscar Onyema, CEO of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, was elected President at this week’s ASEA conference in Kenya.

African Development Bank and Commerzbank sign for $100m trade finance

The African Development Bank has signed a USD 100 million agreement with Germany-based Commerzbank AG in which the banks will share the default risk on a portfolio of eligible trade transactions originated by African issuing banks and confirmed by Commerzbank.

Private equity and lenders hop aboard $287m Kenya-Uganda railway

The International Finance Corporation and 6 leading international finance institutions provided $164 million in financing to Rift Valley Railways International to rehabilitate the Kenya-Uganda railway today (2 August).

BRVM bourse comes home from 16 May

West Africa’s Bourse Regionale des Valeurs Mobilieres BRVM regional stock exchange is to move trading operations back to Cote d’Ivoire next Monday (16 May), after moving to Mali to avoid a violent political crisis.

BRVM flees war and restarts trading from Mali

West Africa’s regional stock market the Bourse Regionale des Valeurs Mobilieres (BRVM) has started trading from a new base in Bamako, Mali, after leaving Cote d’Ivoire because of the political crisis. Trading restarted in the new office on 1 March, but volumes are much lower.