More African companies seek exchange listings

Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)

South Africa may have lost its title as Africa’s largest economy to west African powerhouse Nigeria, but it outstrips the rest of the continent in terms of the size and depth of its capital markets, the scale of its corporate sector and the development of its infrastructure.

Yet in the headquarters of the $1,000bn Johannesburg Stock Exchange – one of the most liquid and traded emerging market bourses – there is no sense of complacency as the management gazes into the future.

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