Currency risk in Africa more perceived than real, says fund manager


The currency risk associated with investing in African currencies is more manageable than most other risks, according to a fund manager speaking at the African Investment Summit in London on March 21.

"The topic of currency hedging comes up over and over – currency risk is part of the potential risks out there. There are perceived risks and real risks, and my experience is currency risk is more perceived than real; you can manage it," said Els Boerhof, partner at Goodwell Investments in

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