Daily Archives: April 24, 2015

West Africa’s financial centre meets the London Stock Exchange

Launched on 16 September 1998, the Bourse régionale des valeurs mobilières (BRVM) (http://www.brvm.org) is a regional stock exchange for the eight countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA): Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo. It is headquartered in Abidjan. The BRVM comprises 39 listed companies, the three biggest stocks being Sonatel, Ecobank and Solibra. The BRVM also offers extensive bond market activity (both private and sovereign). Since 1998, more than 280 transactions have been completed, raising 3887.1 billion CFA francs (USD 7.2 billion): 644,054 billion CFA francs (USD 1.2 billion) in capital transactions and 3243.55 billion CFA francs (USD 6 billion) in bond issues. read more

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Le marché financier ouest-africain à la rencontre de la Bourse de Londres

Lancée le 16 septembre 1998, la Bourse régionale des valeurs mobilières (BRVM) (http://www.brvm.org) réunit les huit pays de l’Union économique et monétaire ouest-africaine (UEMOA) : Bénin, Burkina Faso, Guinée-Bissau, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Niger, Sénégal et Togo. Son siège est à Abidjan. La BRVM compte 39 sociétés cotées : les trois principales valeurs sont Sonatel, Ecobank et Solibra. La BRVM offre également une forte activité sur le marché obligataire (privé et souverain). Depuis 1998, plus de 280 opérations ont été réalisées et ont permis de lever 3 887,1 milliards de F CFA (7,2 milliards de dollars) : 644,054 milliards de F CFA (1,2 milliard de dollars) sur des opérations de capital et 3 243,55 milliards de F CFA (6 milliards de dollars) en emprunts obligataires. read more

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2015 Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit

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Shift Forex Presents Forex Industry Conference

New York 2015 bringing together leaders of the FX industry in the financial capital of the world to learn, exchange ideas and network. This years event will be held at the Grand Hyatt on June 12th. For more information visit newyork.fxic.com

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Tigo new 4G technology makes Tigo the fastest Internet network in Tanzania

Ag Tigo Tanzania General Manager Cecile Tiano making her key-note speech during the launch of the fastest Network in Tanzania 4GLTE in Mlimani City, Dar es Salaam read more

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