Category archives for: Capital Market

U.S Fed’s Announcement to Fuel Stocks But…

August 27, 2020//-The U.S Fed’s landmark monetary policy statement will trigger investors to pile further into equities – but beware of the lack of balance in the markets, warns the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations.

Africa’s Most Valuable Company Caught In A Crossfire

August 18, 2020//-Tensions were heightened in the protracted US-China trade war early this month when U.S President Donald Trump signed a pair of executive orders prohibiting U.S residents from doing business with the Chinese-owned apps, TikTok and WeChat, citing national security concerns.

United Capital Calls For Innovative Home-grown Financing Solutions

Lagos, Nigeria, June 29, 2020//-United Capital Plc, a leading African financial and investment banking Group has called for innovative home-grown financing solutions to help strengthen Africa’s economic resilience in the face of the devastating COVID-19 crisis.

African Equity Capital Markets Activity See Downward Turn

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, June 3, 2020 – Data presented from  the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Nigeria 2019 African Capital Market Watch, which reviewed the performance of Africa’s capital markets between 2010 and the first quarter of 2020, shows that African equity capital markets activity have seen a downward trajectory over the past three years as major economies on the […]

Understanding Africa and Emerging Markets in COVID-19

May 26, 2020//-COVID-19 has swept throughout the world, and governments globally have taken drastic measures to stop the spread in an attempt to save lives.

Stock Markets Are Unbalanced, Investors Warned

May 26, 2020//-Wall Street is unbalanced, and investors are in danger of becoming complacent, warns the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organisations.

African Sovereign Wealth Funds to Lose at Least $19 Billion Due to COVID-19

May 19, 2020//-Experts at advisory firm Konfidants – which publishes the African Sovereign Wealth Funds Index – are projecting that COVID-19 could result in African SWFs suffering combined losses of $19 billion in a best-case scenario and about $27 billion in the worst-case scenario.

Stock Exchange CEOs to Join Brand Africa at Launch of the Top 100 Best Brands in Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa, 14 May, 2020 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Brand Africa announced that it will unveil the Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands – the only continent-wide ranking of the continent’s 100 most admired brands in Africa, at a global virtual event on Africa Day, Monday 25 May.

Are Rallying Stock Markets Out of Step with Economic Reality?

May 8, 2020//-Buoyant stock markets are not necessarily ignoring alarming economic data, rather they are reflecting the post-pandemic era, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations.

Pandemic Slashes Forex Reserves To Two-year Low

April 30, 2020//-The Central Bank of Kenya’s foreign exchange reserves fell to a more than two-year low last week closing Friday at $7.858 billion (Sh832.9bn billion).

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