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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).

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.