Nairobi Securities Exchange

Exchange entity Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE)
Conducts business in Kenya
Number of listed companies 64
Domestic market capitalization  (in Millions USD) 20,000
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? Yes
Has prepared SSE Communication to Stakeholders? Yes
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule? No
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? No, but has committed to publishing a guidance in 2016.
Offers ESG related training? No
Provides sustainability-related indices? No
Offers green bonds listings? No
Additional Information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Public listed company. Demutualised. June 2014
Regulatory bodies
Regulatory model The NSE is subject to regulation by the CMA. However, from September 2016, the Exchange will become a Limited Self-Regulatory Organisation
About the stock exchange
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is the principal bourse in Kenya, offering an automated platform for the listing and trading of multiple securities.Going forward, the Exchange will avail new products including; Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Financial and Commodity Derivatives and Carbon Credits.The NSE is publicly traded and is the second self-listed exchange in Africa. (source)
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
Standard Chartered Kenya Nominees A/C KE002374 16.09%
Standard Chartered Kenya Nominees A/C KE22446 5.66%
CFC Stanbic Nominees A/C NR1030823 4.14%