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Stress is how the brain and body respond to any demand. Every type of demand or stressor—such as exercise, work, school, major life changes, or traumatic events—can be stressful. Stress can affect your health. It is important to pay attention to how you deal with minor and major stress events so that you know when to seek help. Here are Five things you should know about...

Markets Review Kenya’s GDP grew by 5.6% in the first 3 months of 2019, compared to 6.5% growth recorded in a similar period in 2018. Lower growth rate is as a result of subdued rainfall resulting in drought conditions in some areas of the country, and consequently, reduced output in the agriculture sector. Annual inflation was recorded at...

Markets Review Kenya’s GDP grew by 6.3% in 2018, from 4.9% in 2017, this is according to data released by the Kenya Bureau of Statistics (KNBS). Growth was driven by better performance seen mainly in the agriculture, manufacturing and transport sectors. Annual inflation rose to 6.58% in April 2019, from 4.35% in March 2019. The rise in inflation...

Markets Review Annual inflation stood at 4.35% in March 2019, up from 4.14% in February 2019. This was mainly as a result of an increase in the Food and Non-Alcoholic Drinks’ Index which grew by 3.3%. Drought conditions in parts of the country led to the increase in prices of certain food items. Short-term interest rates as indicated by the...

It’s up to you to make things happen. Infuse your life with action. You’ve been dreaming of success long enough, now it’s time to take matters into your own hands and find out what options are out there for you to invest in and grow your wealth. The journey vs. the destination Ask yourself what little steps can I take today that begin leading me to my end goal. For...

Britam Asset Managers invested Kes.1.4 billion into Everstrong Power Limited in efforts to diversify its portfolio. This is the first such investment in of its kind in Kenya thus illustrating the company’s value for innovation. Everstrong Power Limited, a private equity firm that invests in energy assets in Africa, has used the funds to buy a stake in the 80MW Heavy Fuel Oil...

Britam Asset Managers, was founded in 2004 with the main aim of filling a gap in quality Fund Management and Investment Advisory services to both individual and institutional investors. 15 years later, I am happy to let you know that we have exponentially grown. We are a leading player in the financial services sector with assets under management of KES. 158 Bn. We attribute a...

Only three months into the year and we are sure some may already have fallen off the ‘savings and investments’ wagon and are back to mismanaging funds. Well, we have a few tips that can help you manage your finances better, and make some extra money while at it. Create a list of all your monthly income values and sources Create a list of all your monthly...

Miriam Kahiro, Head of Legal, Britam Asset Managers addresses speaks on why gender balance is a key pillar in economic empowerment. The famous Canadian feminist and poet, Rupi Kaur once said, “What’s the greatest lesson a woman should learn? That since day one, she’s already had everything within herself. It’s the world that convinced her that she did not.” Isn’t...

Nairobi-Kenya June 21st, 2016: Kenya’s Real Estate Sector grew at 12 per cent between 2011 and 2015, contributing an average of 7.5% to Kenya’s GDP growth over the same period. And despite the relatively high lending rates, the non-performing loans (NPLs) attributable to the real estate sector have remained relatively constant over the same period, an indication of the robust ...

Nairobi, January, 2018… All roads lead to the Ngong Racecourse this weekend as Britam hosts the annual horseracing competition known as The Britam Kenya Guineas. This is the fourth year in a row that Britam is sponsoring the Guineas challenge. The company has so far donated over Ksh 12 million to support the Jockey Club since the inaugural Britam Kenya Guineas in 2015 to celebrate...

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