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Archive for March, 2017

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Africa investor events joins the CFA Approved-Provider Program

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa; 29 March 2017: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today confirmed it is now registered with CFA Institute as an Approved Provider of continuing education programs for CFA Institute members. Ai joins a select group of providers who offer educational programs to over 147,000 CFA members in 160 […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 27 March 2017

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Last week, the Ai40 Investor’s Index cooled down following significant upward movements that saw the Index reach a record high for 2017 in the previous week. Kenyan banking equities stole the show as they dominated the Gainers List. The Index was down marginally by 0.27 points, a drop of 0.28% from last week’s value of […]

African Project Developers’ Forum (APDF) launches Project Development Investment Benchmark Survey

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa; 20 March 2017: Today the Ai African Infrastructure Project Developers’ Forum (a group of over 200 infrastructure project developers working in Africa) announced the launch of its Project Development Finance and Investment Benchmark Survey initiative (I4PD Benchmark).

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 20 March 2017

Monday, March 20th, 2017

As at Friday’s close last week, mining shares which had dragged the Ai40 Investor’s Index downward over the past two weeks, found some redemption as the “Three Anglos” were the top performers on the Index. South African equities took up four of the five spots on the Top Gainers list. The Index rose by an […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 13 March 2017

Monday, March 13th, 2017

As at Friday’s close last week, the Ai40 Investor’s Index recorded the third straight week of losses. In similar fashion to the previous week, mining stocks put a damper on the Index’s performance. Kenyan banking equities, however, posted impressive gains. The Index fell by a 1.11 points; a drop of 1.19% from last week’s value […]

New ranking shows which SA banks contribute most to systemic risk

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Two students from UCT have designed South Africa’s first systemic risk ranking – which outlines what could happen in a financial crisis and identifies who is putting the system most at risk, and why.

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 6 March 2017

Monday, March 6th, 2017

It was the second week of downward movement of the Ai40 Investor’s Index. Mining and oil & gas stocks dragged the index down while banking and telecoms equities were the top gainers. The Index fell by 40 basis points; a drop of 0.42% from last week’s value of 93.33. The index closed Friday at a […]

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