Rand poised for Ramaphosa recovery plan; Tanzania Shilling stable before election

Dollar hoarders test CBN mettle The Naira lost ground from last week’s gains, sliding to 461 to the dollar in the unofficial market from 457 a week ago. Lower oil export revenue and the economic impact from the pandemic will cause external reserves to sink to between $29.9b and $34.3b, from $35.7b in September, the CBN […]

[Webinar] Funding Amid COVID-19: Tips to Unlock Crucial Capital

2020 has been a detrimental year for businesses all over the globe, to say the least. With lockdown measures, border shutdowns and a generally repressed economy, businesses are still counting losses from the past few months. However, the COVID-19 era has also opened up new sources of funding and brought interest costs even lower. Tune […]

[Webinar] Anti Africa Bias: Does Presumption of Risk Colour Investment?

Argentina, the world’s most notorious serial defaulter, was able to borrow from international investors with no repayment required for a century. Three years on, that bond is worth a fraction of its issue price as the country heads for its ninth default. By contrast, oil-rich Angola, which hasn’t defaulted since the end of its civil […]