Kenya’s stock market will weather political storm, NSE CEO

November 22, 2017, Securities Brokerage

Nairobi Securities Exchange will withstand political shock and emerge stronger, NSE chief executive Geoffrey Odundo has said. He noted that the ongoing political standoff had impacted negatively on the performance of Kenya’s stock market but reiterated Kenya’s stock market resilience and its ability to recover much faster from such shocks. “We’re hopeful that our own […]

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Geoffrey Odundo, CEO of the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Oscar Onyema, CEO of the Nigeria Stock Exchange Discuss Measures to Enhance Liquidity

November 16, 2017, Corporate

Geoffrey Odundo, CEO of the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Oscar Onyema, CEO of the Nigeria Stock Exchange Discuss Measures to Enhance Liquidity Chairmen of stock exchanges in Nigeria, Pakistan and Kenya joined EFG Hermes Frontier CEO, Ali Khalpey for a panel discussion on the second day of the London Conference The panel noted the importance […]

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EFG Hermes Annual London Conference: EGX Chairman sets out stall for attracting investment to Egypt

November 12, 2017, Corporate

EFG Hermes Annual London Conference: EGX Chairman sets out stall for attracting investment to Egypt Mohamed Farid plans to attract global investment by showcasing the nation’s distinct opportunities The Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange sets out measures to improve the size, liquidity and diversification of the market Farid has overseen a threefold increase in trading […]

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Kuwait Index Reclassification

October 16, 2017, Research

What effect will Kuwait’s new FTSE emerging market status have on market inflows? Some are expecting to see inflows of around USD700mn as a result of the inclusion on the index. Other investors are giving more conservative estimates because Kuwaiti stocks might have a combined weight of only 0.11% of FTSE Emerging Markets. In general, […]

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