Stock Markets

Sub-Sahara Africa stock markets have offered outstanding rewards for investors as governments implement market reforms, relax foreign investment restrictions and promote the private sector. Sub-Saharan nations have restructured their economies and are well positioned to profit from the next stage of globalization.
  • Seven out of the top 20 fastest growing economies in the world are in Africa.
  • All of Sub-Sahara Africa's stock markets are in countries which have democratically elected governments except one (Zimbabwe).


Following is a table of Sub-Sahara Africa stock markets ex-South Africa:


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     Contents     Countries             

  • Stock Market Summary
  • Indices 1990-Present
  • Volatility
  • Sharpe Ratios

  • Botswana
  • BRVM (Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger,
    Guinea Bissau, Togo, Benin)
  • Cameroon
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe


Following is the research we offer on African stock markets:

   Data Available        Content           Frequency

Regional stock market indices:

  • South Africa
  • Sub-Sahara Africa ex SA
  • Market capitalisation weighted US$ indices and sub-indices from 1990.
  • Sub-indices covering (i) East Africa & Mauritius, (ii) West Africa & (iii) Central Southern Africa.



Market performance year to date and for the most recent month for all countries listed above

  • Market summary and performance of Africa’s stock markets. Market capitalisation, P/E’s, dividend yields and price/book ratios, EPS and dividend per share.
  • Country policy evaluation as to future impact on stock market performance.



Stock market summaries for the principal companies for all countries listed above (90% of market capitalisation covered)

  • Share prices; Market capitalisation; Price/earnings ratios; Dividend yield and cover; Price/book ratios; Last 12 months earnings per share and dividend per share.
  • Market performance; Sectoral profitability.



Stock market and country macro-economic view from 1990 for all countries listed above

  • US$ stock market returns; Stock market momentum indicators; Inflation and interest rates; Inflation adjusted exchange rates; Principal exports and imports.


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