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EA deals fall in August as Covid limits capital flow

Nairobi, Sept. 21 -- Corporate deal activity in East Africa fell to its lowest monthly volume this year in August, weighed down by the negative effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on private capital movem... Read More


T-bills bids off target, investors focus on long-term securities

Nairobi, Sept. 14 -- The Treasury bill auction remained undersubscribed last week as investors eye this week's bond auction whose sale concludes tomorrow. Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) said on Thursday... Read More


NSE bonds turnover hits 13-month high

Nairobi, Sept. 14 -- Bonds turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) climbed to a 13-month high in August as investors continued their pursuit of the positive returns on offer in the fixed inc... Read More


Treasury seeks Sh50bn in September bond sale

Nairobi, Sept. 3 -- The Treasury has opened the sale of a three-tenor Treasury bond issue for September seeking Sh50 billion for budgetary support. The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) said that the gover... Read More


Foreign investor holdings fall at NSE on selling spree

Nairobi, Aug. 31 -- The volume of shares held by foreign investors at the Nairobi Securities Exchange #ticker:NSE (NSE) has dropped in the past one year following sustained selling by the investors in... Read More


T-bills undersubscribed for third sale in a row

Nairobi, Aug. 31 -- The weekly Treasury bills auction at the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) was undersubscribed for the third straight week, with investors instead pumping money into bond auctions in sea... Read More


Shares bonds turnover increase at NSE in July

Nairobi, Aug. 10 -- Traded turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) for equities and bonds rose in July, with the equities seeing heavier foreign selling activity while the bonds market benef... Read More


Bank stock valuations slide below historical averages

Nairobi, July 31 -- Bank stock valuations have fallen below their historical average as the shares take a hit from the Covid-19-led downturn, making their current prices attractive for buying. Nairob... Read More


Investors offer a record Sh181bn in July bond sale

Nairobi, July 24 -- Investors bid a record Sh181.8 billion in this month's Treasury bond sale, indicating a market flush with liquidity amid a dearth of investment options. The Central Bank of Kenya ... Read More


KRA warns water vendors over unremitted tax

Nairobi, July 22 -- The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has once again put on notice drinking water vendors who have not been collecting and remitting excise duty, as the agency races to fill its collec... Read More