Tag: africa

  • Exchanges

    Africa

    As the largest stock exchange in Africa and the 16th largest stock exchange in the world, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is probably the first one that comes to mind when one thinks about stock markets in Africa. However, just because this stock market is the largest and most successful on the continent, doesn’t mean it is the only one. The Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchanges have ...

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    Ghana Stock Exchange

    It took nearly twenty years from the time when the concept of establishing a stock exchange in Ghana originated to the time it was actually implemented. While the move would have greatly helped to improve the local economy, providing an efficient vehicle for the mobilizing and allocation of capital for economic development and growth in the country, it was not until 1989 that efforts to ...

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    Johannesburg Stock Exchange

    With a history going back to 1887, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has developed into a world-class stock exchange with more than 400 company listings and a market capitalization of more than $182 billion. Located in Johannesburg, South Africa, the JSE’s size and capitalization make it the largest exchange on the continent as well as placing it in the top ten largest exchanges in the ...

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    Mauritius Stock Exchange

    Founded in 1988 and located in picturesque Port Louis, the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) is a private limited company and the country’s principal exchange. The Stock Exchange Act of 1988 established the SEM as well as the Stock Exchange Commission (SEC) charged with the responsibility of regulating stock exchange operations. The SEM is a founding member of the African Stock Exchange ...

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    Egyptian Stock Exchange

    Together, the Cairo Stock Exchange and the Alexandria Stock Exchange, form the Egyptian Stock Exchange. Both the Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchanges are run and managed by the same board of directors, and both make use of the same system for clearing, settlement and trade. Although the exchanges were established separately, the Alexandria Stock Exchange in 1888 and the Cairo ...