ALTX Africa launched a new financial exchange in Uganda on Wednesday that will allow investors to trade in small lots, boosting access to financial markets, its chief executive said.
Here is general information on exchanges across Africa, including: currencies, time zones, trading hours, open days, market operation, settlement, trading lot sizes, public holidays, monetary policy, taxation & indices. The guide was compiled by African Alliance.
IPO Watch Africa surveys all new primary market equity IPOs and FOs in which capital was raised on Africa’s principal stock markets and market segments, as well as IPO and FO activity of African companies on international exchanges, on a yearly basis.
The eight best-performing African stock markets in 2014.
An infographic of the the top 10 most active stock markets in Africa, by average weekly trading volume, in 2014.
With a customer base in excess of 8.7 million, Equity Bank is the largest bank in Africa by customer base.