Expand your horizons – trade in global markets
With over 300 sales, trading and research employees, on-the-ground presence in 10 African countries and an extensive deal track record in a further 20 countries – we invite you to leverage the strength of our intellectual capital, access to African markets and leading technology platforms.
Partner with an award-winning, pan-African
We execute trades on behalf of our clients across a range of foreign exchange products including spot, forwards, swaps and options. The combined skills of our FX Sales & Trading teams enable us to manage your FX exposures in an efficient manner, leveraging our global experience and African expertise to provide bespoke FX solutions.
Risk Management Products
Access innovative risk management
and hedging solutions
We focus on cross-asset-class investment ideas for institutional and corporate clients to structure solutions, helping investors optimise their portfolios and balance sheets, and effectively manage their market exposures. Our highly experienced teams design customised solutions for pan-African financial risks from capital expenditure projects, capital structure transactions and corporate finance activity.
Invest through a market leader in fixed
Absa’s Fixed Income Trading team provides a full suite of Fixed Income, Credit and FX products across sub-Saharan African markets. Absa has a highly-ranked and experienced Sales & Trading team that offers a high level of service and product expertise for a variety of local and international institutional clients. As a primary dealer and bond market specialist of Government of Ghana securities, Absa is a leading market maker and liquidity provider to institutional clients worldwide.
Access the most comprehensive research of African markets
Take advantage of some of the top economic and strategic research minds and get a comprehensive overview of the investible markets of 20 countries across the continent. We offer in-depth summaries of the policy environments, as well as the social, political and business backdrops of each country, to give you unparalleled insights across all asset classes.
Electronic Market Access
Access world-leading technology platforms, supported by experienced traders and developers
Use our innovative electronic platforms to give you a single access point for all your Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) products and services across Africa, including FX Trading. Our dedicated development team provides us with the flexibility to tailor solutions to our clients’ individual needs.