EVENTS | OCTOBER 2019 Benefiting the people behind the numbers across Africa Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Insights and Events > Africa Financial Markets Index 2019 SHARE Africa Financial Markets Index 2019 Taking you further into Africa than ever before The continent’s challenges are clearly visible, and its countries are crafting actionable solutions. Highlighting the positive developments in market infrastructure and the fostering of market Growth, The 2019 Absa Africa Financial Markets Index report assesses progress and potential across six key pillars: Pillar 1Market depth Examines size, liquidity and diversity of products in markets, as well as countries' efforts to merge exchanges and launch new markets. Pillar 2Access to foreign exchange Looks at factors that impact market's accessibility to international investors, including the severity of capital controls, exchange rate reporting standards and levels of foreign exchange liquidity. Pillar 3Market transparency, tax and regulatory environment Assesses countries' regulatory and tax environment for financial markets, as well as transparency and enforcement of accounting rules. Pillar 4Capacity of local investors Examines the sizeof local investors, assessing the level of local demand against supply of assets available in each market. Pillar 5Macroeconomic opportunity Evaluates economic performance, financial risks and financial transparency, demonstrated availability of data, open monetary policy communication and the timely release of state budgets. Pillar 6Legality and enforceability of standard financial markets master agreements Measures how well countries have adopted internationally accepted legal standards, the enforcement of netting and collateral positions, and insolvency regime adequacy. Download the report below: ! ! Download Now By downloading this report, you consent to your personal information being collected and processed for the above purposes. If you do not submit your contact information, we will not send you any of our newsletters, however, you may miss out on key market and industry insights, and relevant content pertaining to our products and services that may be of interest to you. I Accept the Terms and Conditions Terms and Conditions checkbox is required. Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again. https://cib.absa.africa/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/file_example_MP3_700KB.mp3 Related Reports REPORT Absa Africa Financial Markets Index 2021 No other report dives deeper into Africa’s true potential. 23 surveyed economies, with insights and tools across 6 metrics – geared towards highlighting Africa’s growth potential. EVENT Africa Financial Markets Index 2018 The continent’s financial markets have remained resilient and innovative amid slowing worldwide growth after the synchronised upturn of 2017. However, they remain fragmented and shallow compared to their equivalents in Latin America and Asia. EVENT Africa Financial Markets Index 2020 The 2020 Absa Africa Financial Markets Index report launch will provide an in-depth look into the continent’s financial markets.