The Nairobi Securities Exchange says the first trades on its new derivatives market NEXT went smoothly on 4 July, according to media reports. The NEXT market is set up to trade equity index futures and single stock futures. Initially trading is offered in 5 single stock futures and futures on the NSE 25 Index. The […]
The 5th Building African Financial Markets (BAFM) capacity-building seminar is coming to the Nigerian Stock Exchange Event Centre in Lagos on 28-29 April, organized with the African Securities Exchanges Association.
Kenya’s National Treasury will float a KES5 billion ($48.6 million) M-Akiba 5-year infrastructure bond on 21 Oct which will only be purchased through mobile-phone platforms. The minimum investment will be KES3,000 ($29.13) . The bond works with M-Pesa mobile money solutions where 23m Kenyans have accounts.
The Nairobi Securities Exchange is working to launch a derivatives market, including product and contract specifications, and public education, following the news on 19 Dec that the Capital Markets Authority granted a provisional licence and approved the NSE’s Derivatives Exchange Rules
The Nairobi Securities Exchange is pushing ahead fast with its demutualization plans and will sell up to a 38% stake in an initial public offering (IPO) in June.
This week the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has joined the rush into providing boards for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with the launch on 22 January of the Growth Enterprise Market Segment (GEMS).