Frontier market specialist Silk Invest has listed two of its Africa funds on Italian stock exchange Borsa Italiana. Silk Africa Lions fund and Silk African Bond fund will be available to Italian retail and institutional investors on the ETFplus segment, which also includes Ucits funds as well as ETFs. Silk Africa Lions is an equity fund […]
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) and the FTSE Group index provider are to launch a Kenyan Shilling Government Bond Index, the first benchmark index tracking the Kenyan government bond market.
Mark Mobius, executive chairman, Templeton Emerging Markets Group, says that he is looking to Kenya as one of the more dynamic markets in Africa.
Renaissance Asset Managers (RAM) has announced the launch of a Frontier Markets fund to invest in markets with a forecast GDP growth of over 4%.
The misconceptions of the risks associated with investing in Africa are most acutely expressed within the valuations of local African debt markets, says Mahan Namin, a portfolio manager at Insparo Asset Management.