TradeTech Europe 2024 : 22 – 24 April

Write Africa
into your story

22 – 24 April

TradeTech Europe 2023

If you're looking for a digitally-led African banking partner with the swift trading capabilities and innovative solutions required to unlock opportunities across the continent and the globe, look no further. With our unique Pan-African approach and unrivalled expertise across target sectors within Africa, we're committed to unlocking sustainable growth for our clients, our country, and our continent.

Visit us at stand 47 at the Palais des Congrès de Paris or Contact us directly:

Merlin Rajah | Chris Edwards | Quintus Kilbourn

Quintus Kilbourn, Head: Equities talks about the challenges faced by the Equities Trading industry currently.

Meet the team

We’re committed to creating partnerships to unlock and grow sustainable trading opportunities across the continent and globally.


Garth Klintworth

Head: Global Markets


Quintus Kilbourn

Head: Equities


Chris Edwards

Head: Prime Services, Index & ETF


Merlin Rajah

Head: Equities Electronic Product


Sarshnee Pather

Prime Services: Client Coverage


Rufaro Mapanda

Head: Equities Trading


William Lynch

Senior Specialist Trader, Absa Global Markets UK


Ruth Seema

Equities Electronic Trader


Lethabo Mokoena

Junior Electronic Sales Trader

Thought leadership articles

Unlocking your potential with insight and sustainable solutions.


How technology is weaving African markets into the global fabric

Merlin Rajah, Head of Equities Electronic Product at Absa CIB believes that technological integration is key to allowing the world to access Africa’s trading market – helping to break down barriers to entry and unlock important investment opportunities.


Driving a Sustainable Digital Revolution For Africa’s tomorrow

Sub-Saharan Africa stands at the brink of a digital revolution, where telecommunications and technology are poised to be the driving forces behind sustainable socio-economic development. With a youthful population and vast economic opportunities, the region is embracing digital transformation as a pathway to inclusive growth and prosperity.


The quiet technology revolution in South African trading

Merlin Rajah, Head of Equities Electronic Product at Absa Corporate and Investment Banking believes that South Africa is the most exciting emerging market for electronic trading right now – as he explains the vital connection between the right tech and international investment.


How telecommunication companies are using technology in agriculture and healthcare in Africa

Connected phones can save lives and secure food. Prasanna Nana provides her thoughts on how telecommunication companies are aiding the Agriculture and Healthcare sector in Africa.


Rural connectivity requires innovative solutions

Feasible rural connectivity in South Africa is critical, but it remains an unattractive prospect for investors. Is there a solution?


How mobile network operators are evolving and investing to service everyone

Absa's Premeshin Naidoo unpacks the unique value propositions of African telcos.

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Unlocking your potential with insight and sustainable solutions.