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About KASIB

The Kenya Association of Stockbrokers and Investment Banks is an association that represents the interests of Kenyan stockbrokerage and investment banking companies. It was initially founded as the Association of Kenya Stockbrokers (AKS) but later changed its name to KASIB in order to accommodate the interests and aspirations of investment banks that also operate as stockbrokers.
The eighteen members all have seats at the NSE and are holders of their respective licenses as stockbrokers or investment banks.

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Investor Education

  • Share Certificate : 

    A share certificate is a document that shows proof of ownership of shares. It contains the face value of the share, the number of shares represented in the certificate, the certificate number and the holder’s name.

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  • Hedge : 

    This is a strategy used to eliminate or reduce the risks of loss that could be brought about by adverse price movements of a security by making an investment in a related security. An example is if you owned a stock and then sold a futures contract stating that you will sell the stock at a set price thus avoiding market fluctuations. Investors use this strategy when they are unsure of the direction the market will take.

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  • Term to Maturity : 

    This is the time between when a bond is issued and when it matures, at which time the issuer must redeem the bond and pay the principal (face value). Typically, a longer term to maturity has a greater yield and vice versa.

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  • Manipulation (Price Manipulation) : 

    This is the act of artificially rising or lowering the price of shares by creating an appearance of acting buying and selling. It is illegal.

     

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  • Open Ended Investment Company : 

    An open-ended investment company is one which keeps accepting new investors and redeems the funds of those who wish to opt out, as opposed to a close-ended investment company which has a fixed number of investors.

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Complaints

KASIB offers you a platform to report a complaint