Nairobi Securities Exchange

Exchange entity Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE)
Conducts business in Kenya
Number of listed companies (Dec./16) 65
Domestic market capitalization  (in Millions USD, Dec./16) 19,237
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.
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%