The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned African countries against rushing to issue Eurobonds.
Rwanda still plans to launch another Eurobond to fund infrastructure projects in the fast-growing economy.
Somalia’s first ATM has been installed by Salaam Somali Bank in Mogadishu, the capital city.
Online research specialists, Columinate, report that 58 per cent of South Africans have a poor understanding of common financial terms.
A longer term view is key when investing offshore, says Marriott Asset Management investment professional, Duggan Matthews.
Manufacturing production decreased by 1.2 per cent in August 2014 compared with August 2013, according to Stats SA.
South African private equity (PE) firms are well-positioned to take advantage of growth opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa.
According to The Forbes 400, the richest people in America have a combined wealth of 2.3 trillion dollars.
SACCI has said that it is concerned that prospects for the South African economy are becoming more desperate.
The African Eurobond asset class shift from a niche area to mainstream may be a short-term solution to a long-term problem.
Uganda's capital city, Kampala, plans to issue the country's first municipal bond by June 2015.
The JSE has launched a new range of currency futures that are likely to help with integration of financial markets in the region.
There has been an explosion of new unit trusts and fund managers in the last decade in South Africa, this is according to industry experts.
Nedbank Group has announced that it will acquire a 20 per cent shareholding in Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI).
Ernst & Young’s (EY) Financial Services Confidence Index (FSI) fell from 61 to 58 index points in the third quarter of 2014.
There is still uncertainty in the unsecured lending space in South Africa, despite the current positive outlook for lender, Capitec.
Seychelles growth rate has slowed to 2.8 per cent this year, compared to 5.3 per cent in 2013.