Analytics

Waves of change - Insurance opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa - 2016

How insurance is transforming a rapidly growing Sub-Saharan Africa: EY (Infographic, Video & Report)

Sub-Saharan Africa is a diverse region that presents risks, challenges and opportunities for the insurance industry. No “one-size-fits-all” approach is likely to succeed across individual markets and countries.

Razia Khan, Head of Economics, Africa at Standard Chartered

Affluent consumers in Kenya and Nigeria are confident about growth: Razia Khan, Head of Economics, Africa at Standard Chartered (Video & Report)

Nigerians and Kenyans are confident about growth in their markets and expect their incomes to grow next year.

Rendering of Le Grand Marche de Libreville, Gabon

The 2015 African Retail Development Index (Infographics, Video & Report): AT Kearney

Africa’s landscape is changing. As economies rise and a shopping culture emerges, the retail opportunity is greater than ever before.

Modderfontein development, South Africa

Africa's megaprojects: 326 billion reasons Africa is on the move (Photos, Infographic & Video)

When the new, expanded Suez Canal was inaugurated on August 6, the world marveled at the endeavor and single-mindedness that had born — and bored — 72 kilometers of new waterways through the Egyptian earth.

Into Africa - The continent’s Cities of Opportunity - PwC

Into Africa: The continent’s Cities of Opportunity - PwC (Video, Presentation, and Report)

Megatrends are colliding across Africa. The growing middle class, the strong demographic growth with improving age mix, the technological innovation that we have already seen in mobile payments for example, growing choice of investment partners from the global south and fast-paced urbanization are shaping what the future of Africa could look like.

Super-rich Africans splash out big bucks for luxury London homes.

Super-rich Africans splash out big bucks for luxury London homes (Photos, Infographic, & Video)

Sophisticated, glamorous and spacious — when the super-rich go house-hunting they are searching for something special. Real estate in London’s swankier suburbs can catch a buyers’ eye. Mayfair, Kensington and Chelsea have long been the stomping ground of the elite — and are now welcoming a new wave of African investors.

The top 10 cities for Africa's millionaires

The top 10 cities for Africa's millionaires (Photos, Videos, & Infographic)

Wealthy Nigerians used to travel abroad to get their fix of luxury goods. However these days, they can take a stroll around Victoria Island, an exclusive neighborhood in Lagos where brands like Porsche, Hugo Boss, and Ermenegildo Zegna line the streets.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria's Minister of Finance

The growth opportunity in Africa - Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria's Minister of Finance: McKinsey Global Institute (Videos & Report)

Nigeria’s finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, explains why addressing the technology, agriculture, and infrastructure needs in parts of Africa, and in other emerging markets, is crucial to sustaining global growth.

Ayo Salami, CIO, Duet Africa Funds, Duet Asset Management

256% returns in Africa vs 13% returns in the G7? Africa - The next frontier of growth investment: Ayo Salami, CIO, Duet Africa Funds, Duet Asset Management (Video & Presentation)

Ayo Salami, Duet Asset Management’s Chief Investment Officer of Duet Africa Funds, spoke about investment opportunities in Africa at the recent Global CIO Summit hosted by HedgePo in Gleneagles, Scotland.

Nigeria Consumer Price Tracker

Smart phones bringing us smarter data in Africa: Standard Chartered and Premise Data launch Nigeria Consumer Price Tracker (Video & Report)

Standard Chartered is using smart phones to find out what is happening to prices in Africa’s biggest economy, Nigeria.

African Fixed Income

African Fixed Income in 90 seconds (Video)

When investors speak about investing in Africa, they usually refer to equities. What is often overlooked is the fixed income opportunity.