The lower-than-expected United States (US) Consumer Price Index (CPI) reading sent celebratory waves through the market giving investors’ a newfound risk appetite. After the news broke, the increased appetite for risk was evident in emerging markets, but we are not quite out of the woods yet.
By Conway Williams – Head of Credit & Luzuko Nomjana* – Credit Structuring Specialist, at Prescient Investment Management
The focus of this note is an attempt to answer the question: What are the potential benefits and risks of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for countries in Africa?
Instruments & Investments
On 2 November 2021, US President Joe Biden announced that three African countries would be terminated from the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) trade preference program, unless they took urgent action to meet statutory eligibility criteria by 1 January 2022.
New data published by the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the global industry group for exchanges and central clearing counterparties, lays bare the full economic impact of the Ukraine war upon a global economy still trying to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
If you’re under 40, chances are that your eyes glaze over when someone mentions the word ‘retirement’. What is sorely needed, is a change in mindset around what can be an extremely rewarding and satisfying time in one’s life – with the right planning in place.