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Market Brief - Africa Economic Financial Brief 13-17 September 2010


Despite eased worries about the economic outlook in the U.S.A. and Asia, African stock markets registered mixed performance during the week of 13 – 17 September 2010. The stock markets of Mauritius, Uganda, and Tunisia recorded substantial gains exceeding 3%, while those of Kenya, South Africa, Egypt, and Ghana also recorded moderate gains of between 0.4% and 1.4%. However, some stock markets, including those in Nigeria, Côte d'Ivoire and Morocco, posted negative returns, with the Nigerian market registering the largest loss of 3.6%.

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