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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 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 […]

South Africa to export its IPP Renewable Energy programme in collaboration with 11 African nations

Friday, October 21st, 2016

What: The Africa Renewable Energy Forum
When: 2-4 November 2016
Where: The Four Seasons Hotel, Marrakesh

IGD Frontier 100 Forum Galvanized Private Sector Action on Creating an Enabling Environment for Africa’s Economic Transformation

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. – October 13, 2016 – The head of the African Development Bank (AfDB) called on the private sector to rally behind the Bank’s bold new agenda for Africa’s economic transformation – known as the “High 5s” – and play a greater role in the continent’s growth story on Oct. 5 at the […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 17 October 2016

Monday, October 17th, 2016

The Ai40 Index dropped back down this week as South Africa suffered another economic blow: its Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan faces fraud charges brought against him by the government. In what has been described as an “all-out fight”, the Minister has responded aggressively. South African stocks subsequently took a beating and the Index dropped 1.80 […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 10 October 2016

Monday, October 10th, 2016

The Ai40 Investors’ Index was feeling more energetic this week; it bounced back to the same value reached a fortnight ago. North Africa experienced a strong session which was more than enough to offset yet another big loss from two of South Africa’s mining giants. The Ai40 Index gained 0.04 points to once again hit […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 3 October 2016

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Last week’s gain by the Ai40 Investor’s Index unfortunately did not extend for another week. Friday’s close saw the Index down slightly by 0.04 points (-0.04%) as South African stocks endured a tough week. The JSE anticipated weak manufacturing data and a drop in new vehicle sales, causing a 1.4% drop on Friday. The Ai40 […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 26 September 2016

Monday, September 26th, 2016

The Ai40 Investors’ Index this week experienced a relatively healthy increase; the first since August 12. Anglo American led the way with a massive jump while Barclays Kenya continued its poor run, languishing at the bottom of the Index. The Ai40 Index gained 1.56 points, or 1.69%, since the previous Thursday; moving from 92.25 points […]

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