On Location: Jamie Foxx Rings NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell With Group Of Global Luminaires

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Jamie Foxx was on hand to ring the opening bell at Nasdaq Stock Market today to celebrate the kick-off of a new $500 million project development fund backed by the African Development Bank.

Joining the actor at the Nasdaq MarketSite: NASDAQ OMX Group vice chairman Sandy Frucher, African Development Bank chief of staff Anne Kabagambe, London fashion designer and Made In Africa Foundation co-founder Ozwald Boateng (pictured above with Foxx), and Seven Energy and Atlantic Energy founder Kola Aluko.

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The fund, called Africa50, is a joint venture between the African Development Bank and the Made In Africa Foundation, an organization established by Boateng and Aluko.

Check out snapshots of Foxx shooting scenes with cutie pie Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis on the streets of New York City for their forthcoming film ‘Annie’ yesterday below.