Invest with Money Market Funds

What are Money Market Funds?

A money market fund is a type of mutual fund that invests in short-term debt instruments such as government treasury bills, commercial paper, and certificates of deposit. In Kenya, money market funds aim to offer investors stability of capital while earning interest income from the fund’s conservative investments.

Features of Money Market Funds in Kenya

  • Regulated by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA)
  • Offered by Licensed Fund Managers
  • Invest in low-risk short-term assets
  • Allow easy withdrawal and deposits
  • Provide market-based returns
  • Transparent reporting and pricing

Benefits of Investing in Money Market Funds

Higher Yields

Higher yields than savings accounts

Stability of the Fund

Stability of capital and principal protection

Ownership of underlying assets

Liquidity

Easy access to your money

Flexibilty

 No lock-in period

Who Can Invest in a Money Market Fund?

Regulated by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA)

Approximately 25 licensed Fund Managers actively manage and report on Money Market Funds in Kenya. The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) oversees and regulates MMFs in Kenya, ensuring investor protection and market integrity.

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