NSE Trading Hours & Market Holidays
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
This page contains information on Nairobi Securities Exchange trading hours, market holidays, contact information and more.
NSE Trading Hours
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Trading Hours Summary:
The Nairobi Securities Exchange is open Monday through Friday from 9:31 am to 3:00 pm East Africa Time (GMT+03:00).
The Nairobi Securities Exchange does not close for lunch. The Nairobi Securities Exchange is open for a total of 5 hours 29 minutes per day.
The Nairobi Securities Exchange does not have pre-market trading or after-hours trading.
We closely monitor the Nairobi Securities Exchange for changes to their trading hour. Any official changes will be reflected here immediately. If you are aware of an upcoming change, please contact us.
Regular Trading Schedule
9:31 am - 3:00 pm — Regular Trading
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The Nairobi Securities Exchange is be closed for eleven holidays in 2023.
The next Nairobi Securities Exchange holiday is Good Friday and will be observed on Friday, April 7, 2023 which is 2 months from now.
All holiday data is collected exclusively from primary sources. We continually monitory the market for changes to ensure the highest level of accuracy.
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2023 Market Holidays:
|New Year's Day||Monday, January 2, 2023 † (past)||
4 weeks ago
|Good Friday||Friday, April 7, 2023||
2 months from now
|Easter||Monday, April 10, 2023||
2 months from now
|Labor Day||Monday, May 1, 2023||
3 months from now
|Madaraka Day||Thursday, June 1, 2023||
4 months from now
|Eid al-Adha||Thursday, June 29, 2023||
5 months from now
|Culture Day||Tuesday, October 10, 2023||
8 months from now
|National Heroes Day||Friday, October 20, 2023||
9 months from now
|Independence Day||Tuesday, December 12, 2023||
10 months from now
|Christmas||Monday, December 25, 2023||
11 months from now
|Boxing Day||Tuesday, December 26, 2023||
11 months from now
† Indicates the market is closed in observance of the holiday on a different date than when the holiday officially occurs. This is typically the case when a holiday falls on a non-business day.
‡ Indicates that the market is open and has irregular trading hours.
NSE Contact Information — Address, Phone & Email:
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Nairobi Securities Exchange55 Westlands Road
Mail to:PO Box 43633
Nairobi 00100 Kenya
+254 20 2831000
About the Nairobi Securities Exchange
Nairobi Securities Exchange – Market Structure
The MIC code for Nairobi Securities Exchange is XNAI (NAIROBI STOCK EXCHANGE). This is an "Operating MIC". This means it is a parent entity that operates one or more subsidiary markets or trading platforms, which are called "Segment MICs."
The only Segment MIC under XNAI is XNAI (NAIROBI STOCK EXCHANGE).
Each segment may have a different trading calendar and hours of operation. Additionally within a single segment MIC there can be different trading schedules for certain products, securities, or asset types.
Nairobi Securities Exchange Timezone
The Nairobi Securities Exchange uses the Africa/Nairobi timezone. Commonly referred to as East Africa Time. This timezone is currently GMT+03:00. The abbreviation for this timezone is EAT.
The Africa/Nairobi timezone does not observe Daylight Saving Time.
The Market Capitalization, or total value of all shares of all securities traded on the Nairobi Securities Exchange is $18.55 billion USD.
Market Cap is based on data from the World Federation of Exchanges and was last updated on Friday, December 2, 2022.
Nairobi Securities Exchange Currency
The Nairobi Securities Exchange trades in Kenyan Shillings. The currency code is KES. The currency symbol is "KSh".
Economy & Geography
The Nairobi Securities Exchange is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya located in Africa (Sub-Saharan Africa - Eastern Africa). 🇰🇪
Kenya is neighboring Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, and 2 others. Markets in this region include Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange.
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