The Ghana Stock Exchange has emerged the Most Innovative African Stock Exchange for 2018 at the Africa investor Research (AI) Capital Market Index Series Awards.
The Exchange beat others from nine countries including Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa shortlisted for the awards.
Ghana stock Exchange won the award on the back of recent innovations and initiatives. That includes the successful MTN listing which was done through mobile money the first time ever globally.
The Deputy Managing Director of the Ghana Stock Exchange Ekow Afedzi received the award on behalf of the GSE.
Mr Kofi Yamoah, Managing Director of the Ghana Stock Exchange says ”Management and staff of the Exchange are happy and proud to be the recipient of the Most Innovative African Stock Exchange Awards 2018.
We acknowledge that the road to success is not an easy one and feel honoured to be recognized for the work and progress of the capital in Ghana.
We hope to leverage on the recognition to advance the agenda to make Ghana a financial hub in the Sub Region”
The CEO and Vice Chairman of Africa Investor organizers of the event, Hubert Danso says ‘ Africa investor is proud to use its global platform to showcase and recognize Africa’s best and most innovative capital market leaders and institutional investors at NASDAQ in New York.
This year’s winners are a testament to the ever improving investment climate in Africa.“