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Business Daily (press release) (blog)

UK telco giant Vodafone sells Sh117.5bn Safaricom shares
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
UK telecoms giant Vodafone has indirectly sold shares worth Sh117.5 billion in Safaricom #ticker:SCOM in a complex transaction that has allowed it to take profits from its investment in the Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed firm. Vodafone on August 7 ...

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10/18/2017 08:58 AM


Nairobi bourse indicative index down as large stocks fall
Xinhua
NAIROBI, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) 20 Share Index fell considerably Tuesday as large stocks plunged amid the ongoing political standoff in Kenya. The benchmark NSE 20 Share Index went down 26 points to stand at ...

10/17/2017 04:49 PM


Rwanda's Stock Market to be Automated Soon
KT Press (blog)
On equities, 8 companies are listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchange; 4 of them domestic and the rest are cross-listed on the Nairobi Stock Exchange. We also have treasury bonds and corporate bonds. We have also been trying to build capacity of the market ...

10/16/2017 12:46 AM


Daily Nation

Raila has no escape from imminent defeat at the ballot
Daily Nation
Already, Kenya has burnt Sh50 billion on elections and is counting another Sh12 billion for the fresh presidential run. Mr Odinga has compounded the country's pain by single-handedly crashing the Nairobi Stock Exchange through his petition to the ...

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10/13/2017 09:16 PM


Business Day

Kenya's stock market is a fallen star, as election rerun sends investors scurrying for the exits
Business Day
Nairobi — Traders are deserting Kenya's stock market, a star performer earlier this year, as the unresolved crisis over the country's presidential election discourages foreign investors. Volumes traded on the Nairobi stock exchange have slumped to the ...

10/13/2017 03:40 PM


Bloomberg

Stock Traders Scarce in Kenya as Poll Crisis Clouds Outlook
Bloomberg
Volumes traded on the Nairobi stock exchange have slumped to the lowest this year, dropping to less than 46 million shares in the week ended Oct. 6 from as high as 285 million in June. Values have also dropped, with $870,000 of shares traded Thursday, ...

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10/13/2017 09:26 AM