AfDB partners with African Securities Exchanges Association to bolster investments

AFRICA -The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), working with seven African exchanges, the African Development Bank and the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) hosted the African Exchange Linkage Project (AELP) Engagement Forum, designed to bolster investments into the continent. The joint initiative will facilitate cross-border trading and settlement of securities across participating exchanges in Africa.  It also seeks to unlock Pan-African investment flows, promote the diversification needs of investors and address the lack of depth and liquidity in Africa’s financial markets. Emmanuel Diarra, Manager of Capital Markets and Development at the…

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