Capital Markets Authority (CMA – Kenya) News

Nairobi Securities Exchange to issue gold ETF

Kenya's Capital Markets Authority approves listing of first ETF

Kenya’s first ETF, which will track the price of gold, will be issued by NewGold Issuer (RF) Limited, which is incorporated in South Africa.

Geoffrey Odundo, CEO, Nairobi Securities Exchange. Credit: marcopolis.net

Nairobi Securities Exchange to start offering ETFs in diversification drive

The Nairobi Securities Exchange expects its first exchange traded fund (ETF) to be approved by the regulator this year and trading to start soon after.

Nicky Newton-King, CEO, Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)

African Women To Watch: Capital Markets (Video)

Stock markets across Africa have made steady progress across the last decade. Since 2002, Africa’s five leading exchanges have tripled the combined market capitalization of listed companies.

Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)

Kenyan capital markets to start trading asset-backed securities, commodities, and derivatives

Kenya plans to offer asset-backed securities on its capital market with local governments raising funds for projects and banks fashioning their mortgages into securities, the market’s regulator said on Friday.

Paul Muthaura, Acting CEO, Kenya's Capital Markets Authority

East Africa Targets Cross-Border Debt Sales to Fund New Railways

The East African Community plans to allow bond sales across four markets in the bloc as investors look to fund projects such as railways that will link up the region.

Nairobi Securities Exchange

Nairobi Securities Exchange Plans to Sell 31% of Shares in IPO

The Nairobi Securities Exchange said it will sell 31 percent of its own shareholding in the bourse after receiving regulatory approval, aiming to complete the sale during the second half of this year.