dividends nse kenya

Dividends, the rewards for investing

  Introduction It is dividend season at the NSE. Investors are keenly watching, since dividends are one of the rewards of owning shares. Previously, we highlighted how reinvesting dividends can supercharge your returns. In this post, we discuss essential¬†concepts regarding dividends that every investor should know. As an investor, do you know how much dividend Read more about Dividends, the rewards for investing[…]

Gold ETF NSE Kenya

New gold-backed security listed on the NSE

  Introduction The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has introduced a new gold-backed security. This security, termed an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), allows investors to trade assets pegged to the price of gold. The target market is long-term investors with large portfolios, since the minimum outlay on listing will be approximately Ksh 130,000. The gold ETF Read more about New gold-backed security listed on the NSE[…]

Don’t just do something, sit there!

The Nairobi Securities Exchange has lost about 60% of its value since 2015, causing anxiety for investors. It is painful watching your portfolio value shrink by 20, 40, or 60%.¬†Nevertheless, investing during market downturns is a proven means of maximizing returns. It is precisely during these painful times that we need to remember the following Read more about Don’t just do something, sit there![…]

The power of dividends

So, you just received a dividend cheque? Don’t spend it. Reinvest it. Plenty of research (link, link, link) shows that reinvesting dividends is a winning investment strategy. Reinvesting is using your dividends to purchase additional shares in counters you currently hold. There are several excellent reasons for doing this. First, reinvesting dividends supercharges your returns. Read more about The power of dividends[…]

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Investment agents and how they can help you.

Most people know that investing is a good idea. However, most people lack the time, knowledge, skills, discipline, or desire to manage their portfolios consistently over many years. This is why an investment agent is invaluable. An agent is an individual with investment knowledge or experience, who works in collaboration with a stockbroker to deepen Read more about Investment agents and how they can help you.[…]