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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 26 June 2017

By David | June 29, 2017

After going on a bull run and touching 2017’s highest point, last week the Ai40 Investor’s Index took a knock due to poor performances by the previous week’s top stocks. However, equities listed in Morocco and Kenya shined on the Index as they dominated the Gainers List. The Index was down by 1.67 points (or 1.72%) from last week’s value of 96.76, to close Friday at a value of 95.09. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 12 June 2017

By David | June 12, 2017

South African mining and a mix of banking equities tracked by the Ai40 Investor’s Index led the gains last week. Notably, JSE-listed miners notched an impressive performance after falling into the Biggest Losers category in the last review. Despite this, the Index continued to slip as it fell by another 0.19 points from last week’s value of 95.16, to close Friday at a value of 94.97. Read the rest of this entry »

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Technology rewrites Africa’s energy future

By Staff Reporter | June 6, 2017

Energy disruption to see Africa drive its own growth narrative

JOHANNESBURG, 6 June 2017: New disruptive technologies are changing the way that energy generation and distribution is understood and funded in Africa.

These changes have profound implications, far beyond the energy sector. African policy makers, governments, banks, investors and global funders need to take stock of these changes and re-look at how energy is conceived and managed on the continent. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 5 June 2017

By David | June 5, 2017

Last week, the Ai40 Investor’s Index cooled off and dipped for the first time in five weeks, after reaching the year’s high the previous week. A mixed bag of equities from Nigeria and Egypt led gains in the period under review, while a handful of South African stocks tracked by the Index recorded poor performances. The Index dropped marginally by 0.18 points, a decrease of 0.19% from last week’s value of 95.34, to close Friday at a value of 95.16. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 29 May 2017

By David | May 29, 2017

The Ai40 Investor’s Index is on a tear as it rose to the year’s high following solid gains from banking equities across the continent’s main economies. Mining stocks tracked by the Index – the Three Anglos in particular – had a less than pleasing performance as at Friday’s close. The index was up by 1.84 points, an increase of 1.95% from last week’s value of 93.51, to close Friday at a value of 95.34. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 22 May 2017

By David | May 22, 2017

The Ai40 Investor’s Index continued on an upward trajectory, albeit at a more subdued rate last week. Friday’s close marked the fourth consecutive week of gains buoyed by banking equities, which have stood out to be the top performing stocks tracked by the Index over the last month. The Index gained 0.29 points, an increase of 0.31% from last week’s value of 93.22, to close Friday at a value of 93.51. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 15 May 2017

By David | May 15, 2017

The Ai40 Investor’s Index has been on a bull run as it notched a third week of gains on Friday. Nigerian equities tracked by the Index were star performers as the Gainers list was dominated by stocks from the West African nation. The Index rose by 1.12 points, a gain of 1.09% from last week’s value of 92.21, to close Friday at a value of 93.22. Read the rest of this entry »

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