Dubai’s economic growth will accelerate in 2019 and 2020

Government initiatives continue to support economic expansion in the emirate   Dubai’s economic growth will accelerate in 2019 and 2020, with tourism, logistics, transport, wholesale and retail sectors replacing the real estate as main growth driver next year, official data showed. Data released by Dubai Economy on Sunday showed that Dubai’s GDP grew 1.94 per […]

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Mauritius maintains appeal for investment managers focused on Africa

  DURBAN – Not just the ultimate holiday stop, Mauritius is also a preferred jurisdiction for fund managers looking to establish African-focused funds.   A scenic island off the coast of Africa, Mauritius’ main competitive advantage is its proximity to the jurisdictions that African-focused funds invest in, but it is also business oriented and regulation […]

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Daniel Harold ESSOO

Daniel Harold ESSOO Chief Executive OfficerMauritius Bankers Association (MBA) Mr. Essoo is the current Chief Executive Officer of the Mauritius Bankers Association (MBA), the industry association for the Banking sector. He has 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry, in the UK and Mauritius. He currently also serves on the Council of Business Mauritius, […]

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The AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review 2019 says that Global Wealth is accelerating

  AfrAsia Bank continues to build on its collaboration with New World Wealth, a leading wealth intelligence company in South Africa, to bring out for the second consecutive year, the AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review. This report explores insights gathered on worldwide wealth migration over the past 10 years, with projections for the next […]

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New ESAAMLG report underlines Mauritius’ full compliance to FATF recommendations

  Fight Against Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing  Mauritius continues to be a compliant, secure and safe business and investment destination, as highlighted by the ESAAMLG’s (Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group) latest mutual evaluation report. In the document, Mauritius is shown as being largely compliant with respect to the 40 recommendations of the […]

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3rd edition of the Pension Funds and Alternative Investments Africa Conference, a success

  In its third year in a row, PIAfrica 2019 offered a solid platform at the Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa from March 20-21, for pension funds, hedge funds and private equity funds to meet with institutional investors to discuss the latest asset allocation funds, and trends. The conference highlighted possible opportunities in the African […]

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