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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 – 5 December 2016

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Following last session’s drop in value, the Ai40 Index continues to suffer losses as it marks a decline of four consecutive sessions this week. Nonetheless, Nigerian banking equities proved to be star performers as they made up the entirety of the Gainers List. The Losers List this week featured a much more mosaic picture with […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 28 November 2016

Monday, November 28th, 2016

It was yet another rocky session for the Ai40 Index as it dropped in value for the third week in a row. Africa’s “big three” – South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt – featured heavily in both the gainers and losers lists and this held true for banking, telecoms and mining stocks. The index closed the […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 21 November 2016

Monday, November 21st, 2016

The Ai40 Index continued on a downward trend following Friday’s close. Just over a fortnight after the Egyptian Central Bank devalued the country’s currency, equities from the North African country have recovered to dominate the gainers list. Conversely, South Africa mining stocks took a blow this session. The index closed slightly lower and lost 0.09 […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 14 November 2016

Monday, November 14th, 2016

The commentary this week will be slightly different as we take a step back to view the Ai40 index over a longer time period of three weeks, in order to get a high-level view of the index’s movements.
Over this period, the Ai40 Index dropped in value and this downward trend was particularly influenced by a […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 07 November 2016

Monday, November 7th, 2016

This week the Ai40 Index was indeed a mixed bag as equities from across the continent (and across a wide variety of sectors) featured in both the biggest gainers and losers lists. However, Nigerian stocks fared the worst as they composed the bulk of the losers list for the session.

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 31 October 2016

Monday, October 31st, 2016

After experiencing some decent gains last session, the Ai40 Index saw a timid uptick this week as North African stocks dominated the gainers list. On the other end of the spectrum, Egypt and South Africa took two spots each in the losers roll. The index closed marginally up with a gain of 0.02 points, or […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 24 October 2016

Monday, October 24th, 2016

The Ai40 Index edged up this week as the fortunes of South African stocks took a turn for the better. Resource equities buoyed the Index this week as confidence in the mining sector returned cautiously; restructuring measures taken by large commodity companies have allowed them to benefit from improved prices. Further north, Egyptian stocks took […]

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