Tag: Rwanda Stock Exchange

How the IFC is empowering women to actively participate in Rwanda’s financial sector

Over the past five years, International Finance Corporation (IFC) in partnership with Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) have held a ceremonious event where players in the financial sector commit to bridge the gender financial gap. On the side-lines of this year's Ring the Bell event CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera caught up with IFC's representative, Linda Kalimba Mulenga for more on the benefits of this event.

RSE CEO Rwabukumba on importance of women’s participation in stock markets

For the 6th consecutive year, the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) joined about 80 exchanges across the world to ring the bell to mark the International Women’s Day 2020. The annual event aims at raising awareness on gender equality, women’s economic empowerment and sustainable development. CNBC Africa’s Tesi Kaven had a conversation with Celestin Rwabukumba, CEO of Rwanda Stock Exchange on the significance of this event.

RSE hits $1bn mark – Here’s how it plans to increase domestic growth by 20%

By the end of 2019, Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) had surpassed $1 billion in trading marking a major milestone in its eight-year history. According to RSE, some $761 million have been raised in the primary market while $306 million has been traded on the secondary market. Also, the Rwandan government and the World Bank announced during the summit that they will be launching a 3-year, fixed-rate, RWF-denominated bond worth $40 million at the London Stock Exchange. Celestin Rwabukumba, CEO of Rwanda Stock Exchange joins CNBC Africa for more.

RSE CEO Rwabukumba reflects on 2019, targets SMEs in growth plans

8 years since its inception, Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) continues to grow as the home of stock markets in the country. CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera caught up with CEO of RSE, Pierre Celestin Rwabukumba for more.

President Ramaphosa: Why SA is not inward looking

South Africa is not inward looking. This is according to the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa,

Rwanda to issue $16mn bond to fund infrastructural projects

The Central Bank of Rwanda (CBR) is set to issue another three year maturity period treasury bond early next week in a bid to raise capital to finance infrastructure projects. To discuss the latest T-bond issuance, Celestin Rwabakumba, CEO of the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) joins CNBC Africa for more.

The rise of cryptocurrencies in Africa

The rise of cryptocurrencies in Africa

Bitcoin’s big opportunity in Africa

Bitcoin's big opportunity in Africa