August 27

August 26

  • Rwanda: Bralirwa Share Split Drives Local Bourse Performance

    New Times

    In May, Bralirwa, one of the local firms listed on the local bourse, split its shares, meaning that if one had 10 shares they got 20 shares. Read more »

  • Nigeria: NSE Index Down 0.25 Percent Despite Blue-Chip Gains

    Daily Independent

    Despite gains recorded by blue-chip companies, the Nigerian Bourse again on Tuesday closed in the red when both indicators dropped 0.25 percent. The blue-chip companies that... Read more »

  • Kenya: Debt Bites Into NSE's 2014 H1 Profit

    Capital FM

    The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has reported a 30 percent drop in their first half of 2014 net profit to Sh107 million compared to Sh154 million recorded in the first half of... Read more »

  • Kenya: DTB's 22 Million Shares Listed On Bourse

    Capital FM

    Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) Group's 22 million new shares offered in a recent Rights Issue have been listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Read more »

  • Nigeria: Stock Market Resumes Trading On Negative Note

    This Day

    Trading on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) resumed on a poor note yesterday as more investors book profits, sending the twin market gauge northward. Read more »

  • Kenya: KQ Recovers From Ebola Selling to Rise By 1.62 Percent

    The Star

    The shilling was trading last at 88.653 which is a 2014 low and has now broken down and through a key area of chart support for the shilling. Clearly hard currency tourism receipts... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: ZSE Goes Electronic

    The Herald

    Electronic trading on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) commences next month with three counters initially taking part in the historic trade. Read more »

August 25

  • Kenya: Mwangi Heads to Old Mutual After NSE Exit

    Capital FM

    Old Mutual Kenya has appointed outgoing Nairobi Securities Exchange managing director Peter Mwangi as the new Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective October 1, 2014. Read more »

  • Tanzania: DSE Market Index Trade in Positive

    Daily News

    MARKET breadth on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) last week remained positive and trading volume was running about 1254 per cent above the previous session to 29.8 million... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NSE Index Down 0.54 Percent As Access Bank Offers 25K Dividend

    Daily Independent

    Trading on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday saw continued grip of profit takers on trading activities when equities capitalisation closed lower at N13.650... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NSE's Market Capitalisation Sustains Sliding Profile, Down By N74 Billion


    TRANSACTIONS on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange re-opened on a downward note yesterday, following price losses suffered by major blue chip stocks, resulting to a... Read more »

  • Egypt: EGX Gains EGP 4.1 Billion

    Egypt Online

    The Egyptian Exchange "EGX" made gains at the close of the week's first trading session on Sunday 24/8/2014 backed by wide purchases by local and foreign funds and institutions of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Analysts Bullish On Paint and Chemical Companies

    This Day

    Investment analysts at Meristem Securities Limited (MSL) an investment banking firm, have projected an expansion in the chemical and paints sector, stressing that companies in the... Read more »

  • Kenya: Navigating Financial Markets Amid Global Turbulence

    The Star

    "The markets are never wrong," President Kagame said in an interview in Washington on August 5 at the USAfricaSummit. Read more »

August 24

  • Tanzania: Tanzania Grooms Investors

    EA Business

    Tanzanians holding shares in listed companies are less then one percent of the total population of 45.5 million people. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Atlas Mara Seals Bancabc Deal

    Zimbabwe Standard

    Bob Diamond's co-founded Atlas Mara has completed the acquisition of BancABC's parent company and African Development Corporation (ADC) in the first step towards realising its... Read more »

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August 22

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