Wednesday, September 26, 2018
ARM Cement

Paunrana turns default to hope

The week opened with news that Athi River Mining had defaulted on the interest of a privately placed paper in June, portending further defaults with expectations that it is to settle a whopping Sh13...
Alexander Forbes

NSE to train investors using Zamara index

Actuarial firm Zamara has partnered with the Nairobi Bourse to market its new index that helps investors know where to place their bets. The partnership meant to help in expanding financial literacy and improving investor...
CMA bonds

These fund managers lost money in 2017

The Capital Markets Authority has revealed that fund managers lost billions to the Chase Bank and Imperial bank bond suspensions and Nakumatt’s default. See also: SBM to finally take over Chase Bank With Athi River Mining (ARM)...
Digital banking

How digitization will continue to support Bank growth in Kenya

Kenya leads the continent in mobile banking penetration. Its success was due to a dominant mobile operator, the high mobile phone penetration vs. low banking penetration, a large low-income rural population and a cash-based...

The cost of a full trade war on tariffs

In a trade war, everyone loses. According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), exporters will face higher tariffs regardless of whether they are in developed or developing countries.  Trade war tariffs are based...