Sub-Saharan African currencies gain traction


African currencies might not attract as much attention as Chinese renminbi, the Russian ruble or the Mexican peso, but when it comes to emerging markets, some participants believe sub-Saharan Africa offers better opportunities to generate investment returns as the markets become gradually more liquid and transparent.

The Nigerian naira, Ghanaian cedi, Gambian dalasi, Ugandan shilling, Kenyan shilling and Tanzanian shilling are some of the more exotic currencies topping the priority list, fuelled