Tag Archive for 'Renaissance Capital'

Sub-Saharan African sovereigns outside SA to raise $7bn in fixed income

African countries (apart from South Africa) are set to place $7 billion of debt this year, buoyed by low interest rates and a huge global appetite. It is more than the previous 5 years combined and African capital markets are feeling the boom.

Nigerian Stock Exchange launches market-making today

Today the Nigerian Stock Exchange is to launch its market-making programme. This will be a hybrid process, with market makers offering 2-way (buy-sell) price quotes in selected securities and a continuation of the current process in which licensed broker/dealers of the NSE submit orders.

Nigerian Stock Exchange to roll out top-speed NASDAQ OMX trading platform

The Nigerian Stock Exchange says it will have the fastest trading system in Africa when it upgrades its trading to NASDAQ OMX Group’s X-Stream platform, with a target date of second quarter of 2013. The new system will handle a wide range of instruments.

Rencap bidding to take over Zimbabwe stockbroker?

Media report that Renaissance Capital (RenCap), a unit of Russian investment bank Renaissance Group, is drawing closer to a takeover of one of Zimbabwe’s largest stock-broking firms, Lynton Edwards Securities.

Rencap appoints Yvonne Ike as new CEO West Africa

Leading emerging markets investment bank Renaissance Capital has appointed Yvonne Ike as its Chief Executive Officer, West Africa. She will be based in Lagos.