Capital Markets

Zamara, NSE in joint training of capital market players

Geoffrey Odundo
NSE chief executive Geoffrey Odundo (left) with his Zamara counterpart Sundeep Raichura at a joint media briefing on Wednesday. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NMG 

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) and pension fund administrator Zamara Group will jointly conduct training for capital markets and pension industry investors, among other players, in a push for a vibrant and diverse investor base.

The training next month, is also expected to help to attract quality firms to list on the bourse. NSE chief executive Geoffrey Odundo said the bourse would push for higher standards in corporate governance among the listed companies to ensure confidence in the market.

“We have an objective to ensure that investors are protected and we do this by making sure investors know their rights and are adequately educated and equipped to make informed investment decisions to navigate the investment climate,” he said during the signing of the joint training deal.
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Zamara Group chief executive Sundeep Raichura said the goal was to motivate Kenyans to get the facts and investment education they need to achieve financial freedom.

“Through our training programme and sensitisation campaigns, we hope to reach out to Kenyans from every income level so that they can make suitable savings and investment decisions at every stage in their lives,” he said.

According to the NSE, more than 70 per cent of Sh1 trillion retirement scheme assets under the management of pension funds are invested in the exchange.