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24 January 2012

Take 15: The Case for Investing in Africa

Posted In: Equity Investments

Clifford D. Mpare, CFA, discusses which African nations have the most improved macro environments and how these factors can support equity investments. Mr. Mpare also explores valuation of African equities including long-term trends, sectors of interest, and company case studies, as well as the importance of diversification.

This episode of the Take 15 Series was originally released on 11 January 2012.


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About the Author(s)
Usman Hayat, CFA

Usman Hayat writes about sustainable, responsible, and impact investing and Islamic finance. He is the lead author of "Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues in Investing: A Guide for Investment Professionals," and the literature review, "Islamic Finance: Ethics, Concepts, Practice." He is interested in online learning and has directed three e-courses for CFA Institute: "ESG-100," "Islamic Finance Quiz," and "Residual Income Equity Valuation." The other topics he writes about are macroeconomics and behavioral finance. Previously, he was a content director at CFA Institute. He is a former executive director at the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). He has experience working in securities regulation and as an independent consultant. His qualifications include the CFA charter, the FRM designation, an MBA, and an MA in Development Economics. His personal interests are reading and hiking.

4 thoughts on “Take 15: The Case for Investing in Africa”

  1. Have you considered posting bullet points of these video blogs for those of us who are too impatient to watch video?

    Alternatively, you could post minute markings where new topics are introduced.

  2. Jennifer Curry says:

    Thanks for the suggestion, Susan. It’s a good idea, and we’ll take it under consideration.

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