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Nigeria

Nigerian stocks hit 4-month high after MSCI re-weights index

02/06/2014 16:45:20

Nigerian stocks surged to a 4-month high on Monday after equity index provider MSCI increased the weight of Africa's biggest economy.

Nigeria's ASI up 1.1 per cent

23/05/2014 10:33:42

The All share Index swung to a positive close yesterday rallying 1.1 per cent to close at 39.553 points.

Nigeria stocks and bonds hammered as foreign investors sell off

13/02/2014 13:13:57

Nigerian stocks hit a 7-week low while the country's shortest tenor bond yield spiked 10 basis points on Thursday.

Nigeria sells 90 billion naira in 3 and 20 year bonds

13/02/2014 12:42:39

Nigeria’s Debt Management Office has issued 30 billion naira worth of three and 20 year bonds.

Kenya

Kenya shilling holds steady as NSE begins offer for IPO sale

24/07/2014 13:34:55

The Kenyan shilling traded steadily against the dollar closing at 87.80/90 to the dollar on Thursday.

Kenyan shares continue to slide

05/06/2014 16:12:39

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) 20-share index continues to shed points.

Kenya's Equity Bank set for mobile money market

27/05/2014 08:37:21

Kenya’s Equity Bank has unveiled its Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) strategy set to launch in July 2014.

Nairobi share index low

22/05/2014 16:12:39

The Nairobi Securities Exchange 20 Share Index has continued to drop as Kenya continues to feel the threat of terror attacks.

Currencies

Sliding rand helps South African shares rebound, gold miners shine

11/12/2014 06:48:26

South African stocks rebounded on Wednesday.

S.Africa's rand falls to 6-yr low as current account figure disappoints

08/12/2014 11:09:51

South Africa's rand fell to its worst level against the dollar in six years on Monday.

Nigeria naira sinks to near 5-year intraday low after cbank restricts dollar sale

06/11/2014 13:02:21

Nigeria's naira sank to its lowest intraday level in almost five-years of 171.65.

S.Africa's rand touches new 8-mth low vs dollar

29/09/2014 12:22:14

South Africa's rand touched a fresh 8-month low against the dollar on Monday.

Commodities

Brent edges up to $62.35 after earlier crash in volatile trade

15/12/2014 08:49:55

Oil markets saw volatile trading in Asia on Monday as Brent prices first fell to a 5-1/2 year low.

Oil sinks below $63 to lowest in over 5 years on glut, weak demand

12/12/2014 11:12:51

Brent crude oil slipped on Friday to below 63 dollars a barrel.

Brent weak near $68 after Morgan Stanley cuts price forecast

08/12/2014 06:29:26

Oil prices fell more than a dollar at one stage on Monday after Morgan Stanley cut its forecast for Brent crude.

Zimbabwe's Jan-July gold output down 26% yr-yr

04/08/2014 15:16:54

Zimbabwe's gold production fell 26 per cent to six tonnes during the January-July period, compared to the same period a year earlier.

Stocks

Global equities continue to offer investors value

17/06/2014 16:56:03

Global equities are getting more expensive and definitely not the same value experienced in 2008 and 2009.

Zuma’s cabinet not a surprise for markets

26/05/2014 08:46:02

Markets opened Monday morning relatively flat in the industrials, down in the financials and banks and up in the resources.

Update on S.African markets

23/05/2014 09:18:52

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange AltX market welcomed a new company listing on Friday, Visual International.

S.African stocks rise as platinum producers up

21/05/2014 17:51:33

South African stocks inched higher on Wednesday.