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Archive for March, 2015

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 30 March 2015

Monday, March 30th, 2015

The Ai40 Index dropped slightly over the week as South Africa was unable to sustain the good performances from last week. Instead it was Nigeria’s week to shine, making a welcome change from last week. In fact, they took four of the five top positions this week. Despite this, the Index dropped 0.15 points, or […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 23 March 2015

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The Ai40 Index was up slightly after three straight weeks of loss. The good news came mostly from South African companies, including AngloGold Ashanti, which has, since the beginning of the year, managed to avoid the oil price calamity. The Index gained almost one point (0.93 points), or 0.84%, to reach a value of 110.91, […]

Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 16 March 2015

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Friday the 13th brought some bad luck to the Ai Index as it took an epic tumble. From last week’s value of 113.48, the Index decreased by 3.50 points, or 3.08%, to end the week on a value of 109.98. Interestingly, last week’s big losers were also this week’s big losers as South Africa’s big […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 9 March 2015

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Another week, another bounce-back for the Ai40 Investors’ Index: it clawed its way back above the 113 mark but couldn’t manage the 113.97 value of two weeks ago. Instead, the Index gained 0.62 points, or 0.55%, up from last week’s value of 112.86 to close Friday at a value of 113.48 – thanks, in large […]

African Infrastructure Investors Line Up for Ai Infrastructure Project Roadshow

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Johannesburg, South Africa; 5 March 2015: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced that its Africa Infrastructure Investment Projects Roadshow, taking place in Cape Town on June 2-3, is attracting both African and global infrastructure investors, private sector project developers and PPP and Privatisation Units.


Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

The African Private Equity (PE) News App powered by Phatisa has been re-launched with a major facelift to its design, functionality, navigation and overall features to enhance user experience. The App runs on the iOS8 and Android 4.0 - 5.0 platforms. Since its initial launch in mid 2014 the uptake has been excellent with over […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 2 March 2015

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

In spite of last week’s rebound, the Ai40 Investors Index took another tumble. There was no save for the Index, such as that of last week’s jump by Guaranty Trust Bank. This time, a double digit decline by East African Breweries led the downward trend. Last week’s value of 113.97 was brought down by 1.11 […]