South Africa: Naspers escapes the continent and heads for the Amsterdam Stock Exchange

The South African net giant, Naspers, has announced that it will enter the Amsterdam Stock Exchange on September 11th. Indeed, the South African group will...

Burkina Faso: Investor craze for vouchers issued by the public treasury

Investors in the financial market of the West African Monetary Union (WAMU) have shown a real craze for good equivalent of the Treasury (BAT)...

Naspers reports its mega-IPO

The South African giant has postponed its $ 100 billion IPO following an administrative error by an external service provider. Naspers, quoted in Johannesburg,...

Moody’s assigns first-time Baa2 rating to the ALCB Fund, outlook stable

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today assigned a first-time Baa2 foreign currency long-term issuer rating to the African Local Currency Bond Fund (ALCB Fund)....

Moody’s assigns first-time local currency deposit ratings of B1 to Stanbic Bank Uganda, Outlook...

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today assigned B1/Not Prime local currency long-term and short-term deposit ratings and B3/Not Prime foreign currency long-term and short-term...

Nigeria: Olam launches takeover bid for Dangote Flour Mills

Singapore's agribusiness group, Olam International, on Tuesday (April 23rd) announced plans to acquire Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote's Nigerian businessman Dangote Flour Mills (DFM) for...

COSUMAF, the new single regulator of the CEMAC financial market

On Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the Bank of Central African States, Cameroon National Directorate in Douala, the unification convention of the Financial Market...

Would the UMOA-Titres agency overshadow the bond compartment of the BRVM?

Observers note a rise in strength of the agency UMOA-Securities at the expense of the bond compartment of the Regional Stock Exchange (BRVM) that...

Attijari Global Research launches sovereign debt index

Attijari Global Research, a subsidiary of the Attijariwafa bank group, has launched a new index called AGR Africa Bond Index "Code Bloomberg AGRAFBDT". AGR has...

Tunisia: suspension … then resumption of listing of Attijari Bank

The Financial Market Council (CMF) on Thursday (March 14th) ordered the suspension of the listing of the shares of Attijari Bank, a local subsidiary...

Cotonou prepares its first bond issue on the international market

Benin is preparing for the launch of a bond issue on the international debt market. The operation will be, for the country, the first...

Morocco: the central bank continues its series of international agreements

Morocco's Central Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Financial Services Authority of Dubai on Wednesday (March 13th) for cooperation in the licensing...

Jumia announces itself on Wall Street

The Nigerian start-up company Jumia, which specializes in e-commerce, will soon become the first African start-up to be listed on the New York Stock...

Wifak Bank prepares the first Islamic bond loan in Tunisia

On 7 March 2019, Wifak Bank General Manager Mohamed Mellousse announced that he had obtained authorization from the bank's board of directors to launch...