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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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY INSIGHTS | 14 APRIL 2022 2021 MSCI South Africa Annual Property Index returns show the sector recovered to a positive return of 5.3% Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Africa Klaus-Dieter Kaempfer Head: Commercial Property Finance and Equity Investments, Absa SHARE The IMF’s January 2022 World Economic Outlook forecasts global…

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TRADE INSIGHTS | 09 JULY 2021 AfCFTA, the long road to Africa’s promised land of trade and prosperity Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Africa Bohani Hlungwane Regional Head of Trade & Working Capital  (ex-South Africa) Transactional Services SHARE The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has been touted as the supercharger…

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MINING INSIGHTS | 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 Absa Insights Series: Resource firms and funders are increasingly transparent about carbon emissions Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Africa SHARE The Paris Agreement forces companies and lenders to be responsible and to consider the climate in their operations. https://cib.absa.africa/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/file_example_MP3_700KB.mp3 Related Articles NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY…

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MINING INSIGHTS | 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 Absa Insights Series: It’s slowly but surely getting less risky to fund mining in Africa Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Africa SHARE Many countries on the Continent are increasingly providing investors with the stability and regulatory certainty they seek. https://cib.absa.africa/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/file_example_MP3_700KB.mp3 Related Articles NATURAL RESOURCES AND…

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NATURAL RESOURCES INSIGHTS | 30 JUNE 2020 Achieving high yields in a low yield environment Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Africa Camillo Atampugre Senior Banker – Natural Resources and Energy SHARE Africa remains an attractive market for international capital for oil projects and investments. Africa remains an attractive region for international…

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AGRICULTURE INSIGHTS | 30 JUNE 2020 Absa extends plans to grow its lending book in African markets Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Africa Roux Wildenboer Head: Agriculture SHARE Agricultural markets across the continent present opportunities for growth. Absa Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) says there are good business opportunities in some…

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RISK MANAGEMENT | 07 APRIL 2020 How a global crisis impacts your risk management decisions Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Africa Saloshni Pillay Head: Risk Solutions Group SHARE Medium to long-term sustainability will depend on the ability of businesses to manage volatile currencies and supply chain disruptions. Africa is in a…

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Risks facing Africa’s mining sectors

MINING INSIGHTS | 21 OCTOBER 2019 African mining is a mixed bag with much promise and peril Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Africa SHARE Absa’s Tawanda Madondo discusses Africa’s diverging mining market. Since 1994 we’ve seen the incredible journey the Rand has been on because we’ve been stepping right alongside it,…

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Africa is attracting international investors

NATURAL RESOURCES INSIGHTS | 10 OCTOBER 2019 Africa stands on the cusp of an oil and gas boom Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Africa Shirley Webber Head: Natural Resources and Energy SHARE Absa’s Shirley Webber unpacks why Africa is attracting international investors. In this instalment of the 2019 Absa Insights Series,…

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