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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 26 January 2015

By Wade | January 26, 2015

The Ai40 Index continued to climb, recording its second week of improvement, albeit only slightly. Last week’s value of 110.78 was raised by just 0.01 points; the Index closed Friday on a value of 110.79 – this, despite a nice gain by Nigeria’s Guaranty Trust Bank. After weeks of loss by Nigerian companies, this week’s loser’s list was made up almost solely by North African companies. Read the rest of this entry »

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African Infrastructure Project Developers Summit and Awards Launched

By Staff Reporter | January 23, 2015

Johannesburg, South Africa; 23 January 2015: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced it will be hosting a unique, CEO-level gathering of Africa’s leading infrastructure project developers, financiers and regulators on the 2nd of June in Cape Town, South Africa. The Ai CEO Infrastructure Project Developers Summit will take place ahead of the market-leading 8th Ai CEO Infrastructure Investment Summit, which will be held the day before the World Economic Forum on Africa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 19 January 2015

By Staff Reporter | January 19, 2015

Things were a little brighter for the Ai40 Index this week as it clawed its way back to a value of 110.78 after weeks and weeks of loss. While things still aren’t looking up for Nigerian companies (they constituted four of the bottom five this session), a couple of strong performances were this week’s saving grace. The Index redeemed itself with a small gain of 0.98 points, or 0.89%, up from last week’s value of 109.80. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 12 January 2015

By Staff Reporter | January 12, 2015

In the Ai40 Commentary’s absence over the festive season, the Ai40 Index endured a massive decline. At 8 December, the Index was sitting on a value of 116.32. In the space of a month, it tumbled 6.52 points, or 5.6%, to close Friday on 109.80 points. In fact, of the 40 companies on the Index, only three recorded a gain, while two remained unchanged. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ai40 Weekly Commentary – Two-month review: October to December 2014

By Staff Reporter | January 5, 2015

In the two months review of October to December, the Ai40 Investor’s Index fell by 5.36 points, down from a value of 124.82 in early October to 119.46 by 1 December: the Index therefore toppled by more than 4% over the October to December period, with the top four worst performances recorded by Nigerian companies, which were hard-hit by falling oil prices. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hubert Danso, CEO of Africa investor chairs Co-Investment Panel at Super Return Africa

By Staff Reporter | December 9, 2014

Cape Town, South Africa; 9 December 2014: Hubert Danso, CEO of Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment group, last week chaired a special panel on co-investments as part of the Super Return Africa conference attended by over 600 investors. Super Return Africa is the meeting place for the African and global private equity LP and GP communities. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 8 December 2014

By Staff Reporter | December 8, 2014

The Ai40 Investor’s Index continues to tumble and not even Egyptian stocks could save it this time: a third straight week of loss saw the Index drop another 3.14 points – a hefty 2.62% down from last week’s close of 119.46. This leaves the Index now wobbling at a current value of 116.32. Read the rest of this entry »

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