Tag: Investment

How to list a company on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)

How to list a company on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)

Listing a company involves placing shares on an official stock exchange. Contrary to common perception, listing shares on an exchange doesn’t always involve selling shares to raise capital but may be done to enhance corporate governance as it brings in higher levels of scrutiny and hence higher compliance levels are ...

Companies listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)

Companies listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is a leading African Exchange, based in Kenya - one of the fastest-growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 1954, NSE has a long heritage in listing equity and debt securities. NSE plays a vital role in the growth of Kenya’s economy by encouraging savings ...

How to make a smart investment move

How to make a smart investment move

Most potential aspiring investors are often faced with one question, how to invest XYZ amount of money to "maximize returns while minimizing risk". To answer that question here is a 5-step framework that should help most people evaluate their investment models/strategies. This is just a teaching session and not investment ...

Registered stock brokers in Kenya

Registered stock brokers in Kenya

Trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange is not an easy task, at the very least you need a stock broker. It’s often recommended to engage an experienced stock broker to help you in stock trading. To avoid losing money unscrupulous stock brokers, Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) licenses and makes public ...

How to invest in Treasury Bonds in Kenya

How to invest in Treasury Bonds in Kenya

Treasury bonds are a secure, medium- to long-term investment that typically offer you interest payments every six months throughout the bond’s maturity. The Central Bank auctions Treasury bonds on a monthly basis, but offers a variety of bonds throughout the year, so prospective investors should regularly check for upcoming auctions. ...

How to invest in Treasury Bills in Kenya

How to invest in Treasury Bills in Kenya

Treasury bills are a secure, short-term investment, offering you returns after a relatively short commitment of funds. Treasury bill rates in Kenya are attractive, providing an excellent investment opportunity that is readily available, as they are auctioned each week. Treasury bills are sold at a discount. This means that investors ...

How to open a CDS account in Kenya

How to open a CDS account in Kenya

Central Depository System (CDS) account is an electronic account that holds your shares and bonds, and manages the process of transferring shares traded at the Stock Exchange. Prospective investors wishing to buy or trade in any Kenya Government securities are required to open a CDS account with the Central Bank ...

Functions of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)

Functions of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is a leading African Exchange, based in Kenya – one of the fastest-growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 1954, NSE has a long heritage in listing equity and debt securities. NSE plays a vital role in the growth of Kenya’s economy by encouraging savings ...

Factors to consider when buying stock

Factors to consider when buying stock

Stock refers to the shares into which the ownership of the company is divided. One share represents a fraction of ownership in proportion to the total number of shares. The shareholder is entitled to that fraction of the company’s earnings, voting power or proceeds in case of liquidation. Some shares ...

Why invest in Kenya?

Why invest in Kenya?

The growth of the Kenyan economy has been steady over the recent past. This attributed to massive investments in infrastructure and creation of more jobs thus boosting the business climate of the country. The expansive fiscal policy of the East African community has enabled the country to bump money into ...

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