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Chinese Currency gains momentum across India

Recent SWIFT data shows that India’s use of RMB for payments in value with China and Hong Kong is on the rise, but the...

Uganda Shillings bearish trend likely to continue

The Uganda shilling ( Ugx) continued on the downside, extending reversal of the rally seen in the last couple of months. This was...

Investment flows through offshore hubs fall, but remain at high level

The volatility of investment flows to offshore financial hubs – including those to offshore financial centers and special purpose entities (SPEs ) –...

Shilling gains ground, Bond auction oversubscribed

The Uganda shilling gained ground on the back of offshore flows targeting the bond market amidst sluggish appetite for the green bucks. The unit...

African Capital Markets reflect strong figures for 2015 – but challenging...

The year 2015 was a challenging year for African capital markets in the wake of market volatility and the emergence of renewed global economic...

Chinese currency remains the 5th most active currency for global payments-SWIFT

In December 2015, the RMB remained stable in its position as the fifth most active currency for global payments by value and accounted for...

Uganda Shilling continues to slide against the US Dollar

The shilling continued to slide against the dollar during the week, trading inside the range of 3450-3490. The market witnessed increased buying pressure as...

Sub-Saharan African Eurobonds experiencing the worst in 2016

Sub-Saharan African Eurobonds are experiencing the worst start to a year on record, accounting for half of the 20 worst performing dollar bonds...

Oil prices fall below $30 a barrel

Oil prices fell below $30 a barrel on Friday amid continued turmoil in Chinese markets and concerns over Iranian oil exports, with the lifting...

Euro zone investor confidence plunges

China’s stock markets tumbled again on Monday with the Shanghai Composite Index and the CSI 300 index tumbling more than 5 percent after a...