Uganda Securities Exchange

Major Indices
UGANDA All Shares Index
XUGA_ALSI
-0.06%

1,552.54 -0.91
UGANDA Domestic Index
XUGA_LCI
0.45%

342.36 1.52

Top Movers

RISERS
Company Value % Change Change
KCB GROUP
XUGA:KCB
1551.79 3.24% 48.70
STANBIC BANK UGANDA
XUGA:SBU
26.50 1.18% 0.31
UMEME
XUGA:UMEM
210.00 0.48% 1.00
FALLERS
Company Value % Change Change
CENTUM INVESTMENT COMPANY LTD
XUGA:CENT
545.62 -3.38% -19.09

Stock Exchange Details

KEY FACTS

Name:

Uganda Securities Exchange

Currency:

Uganda Shillings (UGX)

Opening Hours:

10.00am - 12.00pm (+3 GMT)

Website:

Settlement Time:

T+3

Key Indices:

USE All Share Index

USE Local Company Index

Regulator:

Taxes & Commissions:

Capital Gains Tax: 15%

With-holding tax: 15%


Avg Commission: 2.1%

HOW TO BUY SHARES IN UGANDA

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Step 1 - Register with a Broker

The fastest way is to sign up with broker on the USE

The broker will open up a Securities Central Depository (SCD) account for you.

The broker will need your government issued ID and passport photos, details of source of income, and your risk appetite


Once you are registered with broker, you will be able to start buying shares.


Our list of official brokers 

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

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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

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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 MTN Money 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.


Trades can be done by sending instructions by email or on the phone to your broker.


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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 UGANDA

Company Value % Change Change
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO UGANDA
XUGA:BATU
30000.00 0.00% 0.00
EQUITY BANK
XUGA:EBL
1701.04 0.00% 0.00
UCHUMI
XUGA:UCHM
8.21 0.00% 0.00
UMEME
XUGA:UMEM
210.00 0.48% 1.00
CENTUM INVESTMENT COMPANY LTD
XUGA:CENT
545.62 -3.38% -19.09
NATION MEDIA GROUP
XUGA:NMG
802.38 0.00% 0.00
NATIONAL INSURANCE CORPORATION
XUGA:NIC
5.10 0.00% 0.00
KCB GROUP
XUGA:KCB
1551.79 3.24% 48.70
UGANDA CLAYS
XUGA:UCL
8.50 0.00% 0.00
BANK OF BARODA UGANDA
XUGA:BOBU
118.00 0.00% 0.00
STANBIC BANK UGANDA
XUGA:SBU
26.50 1.18% 0.31
NEW VISION PRINTING AND PUBLISHING COMPANY LTD
XUGA:NVL
299.00 0.00% 0.00
KENYA AIRWAYS
XUGA:KA
122.92 0.00% 0.00
JUBILEE HOLDINGS
XUGA:JHL
11233.25 0.00% 0.00
EAST AFRICAN BREWERIES
XUGA:EABL
5648.72 0.00% 0.00
DFCU
XUGA:DFCU
582.00 0.00% 0.00
CIPLA QUALITY CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES
XUGA:CQCIL
90.60 0.00% 0.00