top story Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary - 26 September 2016

The Ai40 Investors’ Index this week experienced a relatively healthy increase; the first since August 12. Anglo American led the way with a massive jump while Barclays Kenya continued its poor run, languishing at the bottom of the Index. The Ai40 Index gained 1.56 points, or 1.69%, since the previous Thursday; moving from 92.25 points to a close of 93.81. Another slide in crude oil prices sent investors scurrying and US markets closed near session lows by Friday’s end. Oil producers have not yet reached an agreement to freeze production, and the indecision caused oil to tumble to its largest one-day loss since mid-July. The three major indices all ended Friday down but the S&P 500 posted its best weekly gain since July. At Friday’s close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.71%, or 131.01 points, to close the week at a value of 18,261.45... Click through for more




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Uche Orji
CEO of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, speaks at the Ai Investment Summit
Bob Diamond
Co-Founder, Atlas Mara, speaks at the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit
President Mahama
of Ghana speaks at the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit
President Museveni
of Uganda speaks at the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit

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