Africa Investor Research

Africa investor Research provides a family of products and services that support our clients' investment processes in major asset classes across Africa. Our goal is to leverage our deep understanding of Africa's financial markets to turn data-driven insights into tools that our clients can use to meet their investment process needs.


The Africa Investor Index Series

Africa investor Research (Ai) is Africa's foremost provider of indices. We supply investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and strategic decisions.


Ai produces weekly, value-traded adjusted, market capitalization-weighted indices. Its Ai100 and Ai 40 Investors' indexes capture the top 40 and 100 of the largest and most liquid publicly traded stocks across Africa ranking them by market capitalization and by liquidity as measured by the average daily value traded in US Dollars. The Ai40 and Ai100 indices can be found on Bloomberg and Reuters and are licensed to fund managers.


Linked to the Ai100 and Ai40 investors' indices, Ai hosts the Ai Index Series Awards, a set of awards that recognise, stock exchanges, listed companies, fund managers, stockbrokers and research analysts who follow African equities.

Commentary 12 Aug 2013

The week under review was a disappointing one as the Index fell 0.22 points, or 0.19%. Disregarding the previous week’s gain, the Index closed at 112.82, down from last week’s value of 113.04.

The news wasn’t much better for US markets as stocks ended the week with losses. All three major...

Index and Research Services


Equities Research and Country Profiles

Africa has over 18 stock markets varying in size and opportunity. Ai Research tracks and provides research and analysis on each and every listed company, across every capital market on the continent. Africa investor also provides extensive background information and analysis on the market and country, including market profiles, economic and political outlooks.

Bespoke Research and Reports

Africa investor also provides research, intelligence and data to institutional clients to enable them to run independent analyses of their portfolios, due diligence and records. Africa investor supplies institutions with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and strategic decisions in Africa.

Ai Newswire

Africa investor Newswire (Ai Newswire) is a full-service news distribution system for African listed companies, designed to bring distant financial market newsmakers into direct and constructive contact with African and international news gatherers and investment opinion leaders.

Ai Events >

Ai Events works with governments and private sector clients to design, and implement tailored CEO level events and internal trainings.

Ai Television >

Africa investor TV is Africa's first free broadband TV channel for African business news and analysis of Africa's financial markets.