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By Thorsten Beck, Professor of Banking and Finance, Cass Business School London, Research Fellow, CEPR; (Co-) Managing Editor 'Economic Policy', and Tun Ismail Ali Chair, University of Malaya and Bank Negara Malaysia.

Request for Expressions of Interest: African Fixed Income and Asset Management Guidebook publication


The African Development Bank hereby invites Investment Banks and Asset Management firms to indicate their interest in the following project: African Fixed Income and Asset Management Guidebook publication – AFMI

AFSIC 2018: fast becoming the premier investor event for Africa


The annual AFSIC, now in its 6th year, takes place 2-4th May in London. AFSIC has rapidly developed into one of the most important Africa investor events globally and is now believed to be the largest Africa investment event...

Focus on Ghana: A more positive outlook for 2018


"Following on from the reductions in treasury bill rates, the banking sector is readjusting to actually making money fro...

Focus on Ghana: BoG raises capital threshold to stabilise sector


The collapse of two Ghanaian banks has prompted the central bank, the Bank of Ghana, to raise the liquidity thresholds o...

CFTA: Africa positions for “the world’s largest free trade area”. What are the implications?


As African heads of state and government meet in the Rwandan capital Kigali to formally sign the much-talked about Conti...

Focus on Ghana: Creating the regional financial hub


Ghana’s Minister of Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta, has overseen a revival of fortunes for the country’s economy. He aims ...

Nigeria: Investors ditching banks for fixed-income securities


Savvy investors are pulling their deposits out of banks, where interest rates are in the single digits, and placing them...

Barclays Africa Revamps Strategy in Return to Its Absa Roots


The Johannesburg-based bank plans to revert back to the Absa Group Ltd. name, as it was known before Barclays Plc took c...

Gambia: Barrow shifts economy out of doldrums


Gambia’s new leader, Adama Barrow and his administration inherited a bankrupt economy when they took office a year ago. ...