Accra, Ghana//– IFC and Ghana’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today announced a partnership to facilitate investments in projects that address climate and environmental issues through green bonds.
Lagos, Nigeria//- In a sign of robust global investor interest in the continent, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a multilateral development financial institution dedicated to infrastructure financing in Africa, has successfully issued a Eurobond at its lowest yield to date.
As the FTSE 100 hits 7,000 points for the first time since the Covid pandemic, global stock markets are poised to “get even stronger”, says the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organisations.
Credit to the private sector grew at its fastest pace in four-and-a-half years in January, reflecting the continuing recovery of the economy from the Covid-19 induced slowdown of 2020.
The crisis has hit small and medium enterprises especially hard, causing massive job losses and other economic scars. Among these—less noticeable, but also serious—is rising market power among dominant firms as they emerge even stronger while smaller rivals fall away.
The time is now for investors to top up their portfolios – in both value and growth stocks – ahead of a stronger than expected global economic rebound, says the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations.