Category archives for: Capital Market

African Development Bank, Japan Sign Partnership to Promote Bond markets

Abidjan, 11 October 2019 – The African Development Bank and Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) have signed a partnership to promote environmental, social and governance investments in the global capital markets.

Stock Markets and Pound Relief Over Last-ditch Bid for Brexit Deal

London, UK, October 11, 2019//-Global stock markets and the British pound are set to experience a short-term boost following last-ditch talks in the Brexit negotiations on Thursday between the UK Prime Minister and his Irish counterpart.

Managing Capital Could Provide a $680bn Annual Windfall for Financing 2030 Agenda

September 27, 2019//-UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2019 makes proposals on how to regulate private capital and channel it into long-term productive investment with social and developmental public priorities.

From Stablecoins to Central Bank Digital Currencies

September 27, 2019//-As privately issued stablecoins continue to encroach on more traditional forms of money—like cash and bank deposits—policymakers will not simply look on from the sidelines.

African Development Bank Launches $2 Billion Global Benchmark Bond

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, September 13, 2019/ — The African Development Bank has launched a US$ 2 billion 3-year Global Benchmark bond due 16 September 2022, its first US$ benchmark of the year.

Ghana’s Stock Market Hits Lowest Level in Nearly 2 Years

Accra, Ghana, August 26, 2019//-Ghana’s stock market continues record a bearish performance, as the market index dropped to its lowest point in almost two years.

Menzgold CEO Gains Freedom After Meeting GHC1 Billion Bail Bond

Accra, Ghana, August 6, 2019//-The Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah, has been released from Police custody after meeting a GHC1 billion bail bond.

Blue Chips Tighten Grip on the Nairobi Bourse

August 6, 2019//-Blue-chip stocks and listed State bonds have firmed their grip on a subdued market, with five equity counters now accounting for 70 percent of the total value in quarter two.

Ghana: Menzgold CEO NAM 1 Granted GH¢1 Billion Bail

July 25, 2019//-CEO of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, has been granted bail to the sum of GH¢1billion, by a Circuit Court, believed to be one of the biggest in Ghana’s court.

Financing Social Change Through Social Bonds

June 18, 2019//-Amid the growth of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, the private sector is increasingly looking to harness capital markets to finance positive social outcomes.

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