High commodity prices typically spell good news for currencies like the rand. What’s driving the current boom, and how can African economies seize the opportunity?

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Bringing you the best of the 2022 World Economic Forum. This year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting takes place against a back drop of the most consequential geopolitical and geo-economic moments of the past three decades.

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CHAMPAGNE | 12 May 2022 Drappier Champagne – underrated and simply wow! Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Insight Types SHARE Interview with Jolette Steyn, Head of Sales and Imports, Wine Cellar What do you like about Drappier? They are the nicest people ever! Seriously, the family are just such good people, and this…

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Despite the challenging economic environment experienced over the last three years, the East African property market is one that appears to be offering some exciting potential for patient investors. While Emerging Market property faces certain headwinds including inflationary pressures, rising global interest rates and liquidity squeezes, there are reasons to feel optimistic about the sector as a whole.

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Future-proof organisation need sustainable solutions. This is why we’re proud to sponspor this year’s The East Africa Property Investment (EAPI) Summit. This year’s event marks the first in-person conference of industry leaders in two and a half years. It’ll feature keynote addresses, interactive panel discussions, case studies and formal and informal networking opportunities.

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If Africa is serious about maximising its exposure to the resource sector over the coming decade, a clear strategy relating to nickel, copper and lithium will be critical.

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Absa Corporate and Investment Banking is a proudly Pan-African bank with an expansive history in the investment management field. We are proud to share our knowledge through collaborative cross-continent dialogue. While in South Korea, we were able to create dialogues that adequately outlined the endless growth opportunities waiting to be discovered in South Africa. Through this collaboration we aim to show South Africa’s growth capabilities whilst also building confidence and affinity towards funding on the continent.

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