Kenya Capital Markets Open Day 2016

Kenya Capital Markets Open Day 2016

The Authority, in partnership with capital markets industry stakeholders, is organizing a three-day Capital Markets Open Day to be held from 12th – 14th May, 2016 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Tsavo Ball Room. The event targets participants from business and professional communities, the County Government as well as the General Public within Nairobi County and its environs.

The Open Day is intended to give participants an opportunity to get information on:

  • How to buy shares, bonds and other capital markets products
  • Opening and running a Central Depository System (CDS) account
  • How you can start investing with as low as Ksh500
  • How to protect your shares
  • What you need to know about Unit Trusts (Collective Investment Schemes)
  • Available products and licensed market institutions
  • Developments in the capital markets
  • The role of intermediaries in facilitating long-term savings
  • Capital markets as an alternative financing option for long-term projects
  • The Government’s role in promoting investment and security of investments
  • The 10-year Capital Markets Master Plan
  • Code of Corporate Governance Practices for Issuers of Securities to the Public
  • The rights and responsibilities of investors

The event will also provide an opportunity for attendees to raise questions, and bring concerns or complaints to the attention of the Authority. In addition, professional investors will also have an opportunity to engage market intermediaries during scheduled B2B (Business to Business) sessions.

As part of the event, the Authority has organized several themed conferences that will be open to the public (except where otherwise indicated) to run concurrently during the Open Day. These include

  1. Listings seminar May 12th, 2016 2.00pm to 5.00pm By invitation only
  2. Listings seminar May 13th, 2016 8.30am to 12.30pm By invitation only
  3. Capital Markets new and upcoming products May 13th , 2016 2.00pm to 3.00pm Open to the public
  4. Corporate Governance initiatives in the capital markets May 13th, 2016 3.30pm to 4.30pm Open to the public
  5. Investing in the capital markets May 14th, 2016 10.00am to 12.00pm Open to the Public

If you are interested in attending any of the above conferences, please contact Halkano Huqa or Konrad Afande on Tel. 020 2264900. You could also email: iepa@cma.or.ke

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