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Africa Investor Group

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 – 16 January 2017

Monday, January 16th, 2017

As at Friday’s close, the Ai 40 Investors’ Index continued on an upward trajectory although at a rather timid pace in comparison to the last session. Banking and mining stocks completely dominated in the Gainers category. However, Kenyan equities suffered for the second week in a row as they took up the majority of the […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 09 January 2017

Monday, January 9th, 2017

A Happy New Year from Africa investor. We trust you enjoyed the festive break and we wish all investors a prosperous 2017. We return with the first Ai40 Index Weekly Commentary of the year and the index has commenced 2017 on an upbeat note. North African equities were the star performers for the period preceding […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 12 December 2016

Monday, December 12th, 2016

The Ai40 Investors’ Index enjoyed some decent gains last session and finally broke a four week-long losing streak. Healthy increases in South African equities, as well as some banking stocks in Nigeria and Morocco, pulled the Index back up. Egyptian and Nigerian stocks, however, dominated the Losers List this week. The Index picked up 2.45 […]

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 […]

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