Africa

Zimbabwe’s Post-Mugabe Crocodile Tears

Zimbabwe stocks as the only savings haven paused after a near 400 percent advance on the MSCI frontier index through ...

Africa’s Miffed Market Maturity Measures

African official and private sector sponsors including Barclays, the OMFIF think tank and the African Development Bank joined to unveil ...

Ghana’s Addled Issuance Anniversary Angles

Ghana marked a decade since it Sub-Saharan Africa setting sovereign bond debut as rating agencies have one-third of the continent ...

Power Africa’s Short-Circuited Anniversary Annals

Power Africa released its first annual report under the Trump administration on its fourth anniversary, as the new head of ...

South Africa’s Unconcealed Radical Regret

South African shares, after a decent 15 percent jump through July still lagging the core universe 25 percent, scrambled to ...

Central Africa Should Rejigger Rescue Formula (Financial Times)

As an August IMF blog recounts, four of the six countries in the Francophone Central Africa Economic and Monetary Community ...

Mozambique’s Mechanical Murky Water Dive

The long-awaited audit of Mozambique’s $2 billion in suspicious loans from 2013 then defaulted by New York private investigator Kroll, ...

Islamic Finance’s Africa Affinity Sweepstakes

Malaysia’s Islamic Finance Center regular bulletin surveyed the sector’s “centerpiece” status in a half dozen African countries, with 50 banks ...

Africa’s Multiple Motor Misfires

Sub-Sahara African MSCI stock market performance was lackluster through April as the IMF released a new economic outlook underscoring the ...

Africa’s Reshuffled Ratings Deck

South African shares after barely positive Q1 performance on the MSCI index stumbled as longtime Finance Minister Gordhan was replaced ...

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