Africa's first vertically integrated financial market infrastructure (FMI) group, FMDQ Holdings PLC, ("FMDQ Group or "FMDQ") held its 9th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday, July 30, 2021, to transact its ordinary and special business and receive relevant approvals from its stakeholders. As a precaution to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, the AGM was held virtually via Zoom and afforded all stakeholders the same participatory rights as with a physical meeting.
Cross-border trading from one African securities exchange to another comes a step closer today, after the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) signed a contract to procure an order-routing system. Seven of Africa's leading securities Exchanges are working together in the African Exchanges Linkage Project (AELP) to boost pan-African investment flows and bring more liquidity to African markets.
This report delves into fleshing out the contours of the new digital reality of work and corporate service and product delivery. The section reviews the new ideas that dominate corporate conversations around corporate sustainability, environment, social, and governance (ESG) issues that shape the corporate interface with customers.