Nairobi Securities Exchange: Kenya

Major Indices
Nairobi All Shares Index
XNAI_NASI
-0.47%

128.41 -0.61
Nairobi NSE-20 Share Index
XNAI_N20I
0.02%

1,717.68 0.27

Top Movers

FALLERS
Company Value % Change Change
Sanlam Kenya Plc
XNAI:SLAM
9.08 -8.65% -0.86
WPP Scangroup Plc
XNAI:SCAN
3.19 -7.80% -0.27
OLYMPIA CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD
XNAI:OCH
2.52 -6.67% -0.18
LIBERTY KENYA HOLDINGS LTD
XNAI:LBTY
5.44 -6.21% -0.36
ILAM FAHARI I-REIT
XNAI:FAHR
6.66 -6.20% -0.44

Stock Exchange Details

KEY FACTS

Name:

Nairobi Securities Exchange

Currency:

Kenya Shillings (KES)

Opening Hours:

9.30am - 3.00pm (+3 GMT)

Website:

Settlement Time:

T+1

Key Indices:

NSE All Share Index

NSE 20 Share Index

NSE 25 Share Index

Regulator:

Taxes & Commissions:

Capital Gains Tax: 5%

With-holding tax:

    Kenyan Resident: 5%

    Kenyan Non-Resident: 15%


Avg Commission: 2.1%

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HOW TO BUY SHARES IN KENYA

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Step 1 - Register with a Broker

The fastest way is to sign up with broker on the NSE.

The broker will open up a Central Depository System (CDS) for you.

If you have a KRA ID then it can all be done online. If not you will have to email the broker your government issued ID and passport photos.


Once you are registered with a broker, you will be able to start buying shares via their app or online portal. 


Our list of official brokers 

https://moneyinafrica.com/brokers/#kenya

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Step 2 - Choose the shares you want to buy 

Preferably by the shares of companies you understand.

If you don't invest in a company you understand, it is akin to gambling just with less excitement. 


If you understand banking buy banks, if you understand farming buy agriculture shares e.t.c.

 

We can't tell you the best shares for you but we give you guidance on how to pick good shares 

7 questions you must ask before you buy a share on Nairobi Stock Exchange

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Step 3 - Send funds to invest

Decide how many shares you want to invest.


Please note you can't buy less than 100 shares, and also factor in at last 2-3% for commissions and trading account fees.


Once you know how much money you want to invest, send it to the broker.


Funds to invest can be sent to the brokers by M-Pesa or bank transfer.


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Step 4 - Undertake trade

Once you confirm that your funds have been added to your brokerage account, you can undertake a trade to buy the shares.


For most brokers, trades can be done by mobile app or online portal.

Trades can still be done by sending instructions by email or on the phone.


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Step 5 - Confirm Trade

Brokers will provide a confirmation note once a trade is completed.


For our PREMIUM users, you can also track the trades you have made using our My Portfolio feature


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Bonus Step - Monitor Investment

MoneyInAfrica has been built to specifically help you FIND, ANALYSE and MONITOR investments on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. 


Monitor your investment by adding it to a watchlist, set up price alerts so you spend less time looking at the share price.
Find your next investment using our Investment Screener, and our in-depth visual analysis of each company on the NSE.

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Listed Companies in KENYA

Company Value % Change Change
TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc
XNAI:TOTL
23.45 -0.42% -0.10
Britam Holdings Plc
XNAI:BRIT
5.98 0.34% 0.02
KENYA POWER & LIGHTING CO LTD
XNAI:KPLC
1.88 0.00% 0.00
UMEME LTD
XNAI:UMME
7.38 -0.27% -0.02
ABSA BANK KENYA PLC
XNAI:ABSA
11.30 -1.31% -0.15
Stanbic Holdings Plc
XNAI:SBIC
96.50 -3.50% -3.50
DIAMOND TRUST BANK KENYA LTD
XNAI:DTK
50.00 0.00% 0.00
Equity Group Holdings Plc
XNAI:EQTY
46.20 -0.54% -0.25
HF Group Plc
XNAI:HFCK
3.37 -0.30% -0.01
I&M Holdings Plc
XNAI:IMH
17.00 0.00% 0.00
KCB Group
XNAI:KCB
41.45 0.00% 0.00
NCBA Group Plc
XNAI:NCBA
30.50 0.66% 0.20
STANDARD CHARTERED BANK KENYA LTD
XNAI:SCBK
137.00 0.18% 0.25
THE CO-OPERATIVE BANK OF KENYA LTD
XNAI:COOP
11.75 -0.84% -0.10
CIC INSURANCE GROUP LTD
XNAI:CIC
1.99 -1.00% -0.02
Safaricom Plc
XNAI:SCOM
24.75 -0.80% -0.20
JUBILEE HOLDINGS LTD
XNAI:JUB
245.00 0.00% 0.00
KENYA RE INSURANCE CORPORATION LTD
XNAI:KNRE
1.96 -1.01% -0.02
LIBERTY KENYA HOLDINGS LTD
XNAI:LBTY
5.44 -6.21% -0.36
Sanlam Kenya Plc
XNAI:SLAM
9.08 -8.65% -0.86
ILAM FAHARI I-REIT
XNAI:FAHR
6.66 -6.20% -0.44
Centum Investment Co Plc
XNAI:CTUM
9.02 -4.65% -0.44
HOME AFRIKA LTD
XNAI:HAFR
0.37 0.00% 0.00
KURWITU VENTURES LTD
XNAI:KURV
1500.00 0.00% 0.00
OLYMPIA CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD
XNAI:OCH
2.52 -6.67% -0.18
Trans-Century Plc
XNAI:TCL
1.27 5.83% 0.07
Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc
XNAI:NSE
7.18 -2.71% -0.20
ABSA NEWGOLD ETF
XNAI:GLD
1975.00 0.00% 0.00
BK Group Plc
XNAI:BKG
32.75 0.00% 0.00
KenGen Co. Plc
XNAI:KEGN
3.47 -0.86% -0.03
TPS EASTERN AFRICA LTD
XNAI:TPSE
13.05 0.38% 0.05
B.O.C Kenya Plc
XNAI:BOC
77.00 0.00% 0.00
Kapchorua Tea Co. Ltd
XNAI:KAPC
121.00 0.83% 1.00
BAMBURI CEMENT LTD
XNAI:BAMB
33.80 -0.88% -0.30
Crown Paints Kenya Plc
XNAI:CRWN
39.15 0.00% 0.00
E.A.Cables Ltd
XNAI:CABL
1.19 0.00% 0.00
E.A.Portland Cement Co. Ltd
XNAI:PORT
7.46 0.00% 0.00
FLAME TREE GROUP HOLDINGS LTD
XNAI:FTGH
1.23 0.82% 0.01
EVEREADY EAST AFRICA LTD
XNAI:EVRD
0.82 2.50% 0.02
EXPRESS KENYA LTD
XNAI:XPRS
3.20 0.95% 0.03
CAR & GENERAL (K) LTD
XNAI:CGEN
44.45 -1.22% -0.55
Sameer Africa Plc
XNAI:SMER
3.22 -2.42% -0.08
EAST AFRICAN BREWERIES PLC
XNAI:EABL
147.50 3.87% 5.50
EAAGADS LTD
XNAI:EGAD
13.45 0.00% 0.00
Kakuzi Plc
XNAI:KUKZ
394.50 0.00% 0.00
The Limuru Tea Co. Plc
XNAI:LIMT
420.00 0.00% 0.00
KENYA AIRWAYS LTD
XNAI:KQ
3.83 0.00% 0.00
Sasini Plc
XNAI:SASN
23.75 0.00% 0.00
WILLIAMSON TEA KENYA LTD
XNAI:WTK
159.00 -1.85% -3.00
KENYA ORCHARDS LTD
XNAI:ORCH
10.40 0.00% 0.00
Mumias Sugar Co. Ltd
XNAI:MSC
0.28 0.00% 0.00
UNGA GROUP LTD
XNAI:UNGA
30.00 0.00% 0.00
NAIROBI BUSINESS VENTURES LTD
XNAI:NBV
3.48 7.74% 0.25
British American Tobacco Kenya Plc
XNAI:BAT
443.00 0.68% 3.00
CARBACID INVESTMENTS LTD
XNAI:CARB
11.55 0.43% 0.05
Uchumi Supermarket Plc
XNAI:UCHM
0.25 4.17% 0.01
WPP Scangroup Plc
XNAI:SCAN
3.19 -7.80% -0.27
Longhorn Publishers Plc
XNAI:LKL
4.00 0.00% 0.00
NATION MEDIA GROUP LTD
XNAI:NMG
16.65 -1.77% -0.30
Standard Group Plc
XNAI:SGL
12.25 -2.78% -0.35
Homeboyz Entertainment Plc
XNAI:HEL
4.66 0.00% 0.00