Nedbank cements footprint in Africa by securing ground-breaking property finance deals

By | 2019-08-05T14:36:02+00:00 August 5th, 2019|Finance, General, Property Finance|

  Nedbank CIB has taken its strategic goal of investing for growth into Africa to new heights with the conclusion of the Centum Investment Company Plc Real Estate deal in Kenya worth a substantial value. Centum Investment Company Plc, commonly known as Centum, is a public East African investment company which operates as an affiliate [...]

The challenges and opportunities of trade finance in Africa

By | 2019-04-08T07:44:09+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Finance, General|

By Sekete Mokgehle; Head: Global Commodity Finance, Nedbank CIB It’s common knowledge that, while the African continent offers many exceptional economic opportunities for forward-thinking businesses and investors, doing business in Africa can be challenging. Trade finance is certainly not immune to these challenges and they add a layer of complexity that can make transacting on [...]

The African aviation industry is still growing

By | 2019-05-24T11:09:19+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Aircraft Finance, Investment Banking, Watch This| By James Geldenhuys, Head of Aircraft Finance; Nedbank CIB Africa comprises 2.2%* of the global market in terms of Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPK), which measures actual passenger traffic. This might be a small number on a global scale but is certainly substantial on its own.  According to Boeing’s recent Market Outlook, 1190 [...]

Demand for Connectivity Shaping New Telecoms Infrastructure Deals across Africa

By | 2018-03-07T11:51:35+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Finance, General, Investment Banking, Renewable Energy|

With broadband fast becoming a fourth utility (after gas, electricity and water), South African telecommunications players are scrambling to get a piece of the connectivity pie. Local households and businesses are quickly developing an appetite for super fast fibre connectivity, and a small army of IT providers has sprung up to meet the demand. “This [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 29 July 2016

By | 2016-07-29T11:01:54+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Finance, General, Investment Banking, Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SA employment data points to entrenched structural unemployment and burgeoning discouraged workers, combined with rising youth unemployment Rand strengthens overnight, majors benefit off marginal trade weighted dollar weakness Top 40 down 1 % yesterday, US markets end off session lows, Asia negative as BOJ underwhelms US labour market [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 28 July 2016

By | 2017-03-02T20:54:44+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Finance, General, Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: US economic data disappoint; FOMC leaves interest rate unchanged, very low inflation offsets labour market growth USDZAR supported this morning, despite upbeat Fed; Global majors stronger, DXY weaken by 1.02 % Top 40 index rises by 0.18 %, led by resources; US equities marginally lower; Asian markets negative [...]