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Africa investor (Ai) Group, is an Investment Banking oriented Advisory Firm, which also supplies a broad range of investment data, research, broadcast and published content to a growing number of international investors with interests in Africa.

Africa investor (Ai) Capital is the principal investment arm of Africa investor and runs the Group’s Search Fund, which provides Origination Services to Fund Managers, Institutional Investors and Development Finance Institutions seeking investable transactions and partners in Africa.

Africa investor (Ai) Business Media, publishes Africa investor magazine, the leading international magazine for Africa's investment decision makers (published in English and Chinese); maintains the prestigious Africa investor (Ai) 100 Index Series (Africa’s Dow Jones), and hosts Ai CEO Investment Roundtables on Infrastructure, Capital Markets, Agribusiness & Tourism investment opportunities.

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 24 July 2017

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Last week the Ai40 Investor’s Index continued on a bull run to reach another record high for the year. The upward push was largely driven by telecoms and banking stocks. Meanwhile, Nigerian-listed equities tracked by the Index continue to underperform. The Index gained 0.96 points (or 1%) from a previous close of 96.77 to end […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 17 July 2017

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 17 July 2017
Last week, the Ai40 Investor’s Index enjoyed robust gains and set a new record for the year’s high. Telecoms and banking stocks were the star performers in the period under review; particularly from Egypt and South Africa. For the second week in a row, equities from Nigeria […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 10 July 2017

Monday, July 10th, 2017

The Ai40 Investor’s Index has been trading in a tight range for the last four reviews. Last week, the best performing stocks on the Index were all from the North African region – Egypt and Morocco in particular. The Index was down by 1.2 points (or 1.24%) from its last reading of 96.55, to close […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 03 July 2017

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

The Ai40 Investor’s Index returned into positive territory last week and was buoyed by a handful of banking stocks from across the continent. The Index gained 1.46 points (or 1.53%) from its last reading of 95.09, to close Friday at a value of 96.55.

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 26 June 2017

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

After going on a bull run and touching 2017’s highest point, last week the Ai40 Investor’s Index took a knock due to poor performances by the previous week’s top stocks. However, equities listed in Morocco and Kenya shined on the Index as they dominated the Gainers List. The Index was down by 1.67 points (or […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 12 June 2017

Monday, June 12th, 2017

South African mining and a mix of banking equities tracked by the Ai40 Investor’s Index led the gains last week. Notably, JSE-listed miners notched an impressive performance after falling into the Biggest Losers category in the last review. Despite this, the Index continued to slip as it fell by another 0.19 points from last week’s […]

Technology rewrites Africa’s energy future

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Energy disruption to see Africa drive its own growth narrative
JOHANNESBURG, 6 June 2017: New disruptive technologies are changing the way that energy generation and distribution is understood and funded in Africa.
These changes have profound implications, far beyond the energy sector. African policy makers, governments, banks, investors and global funders need to take stock […]

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