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Our Achievements

Won Capital gains tax case in court this helped retaining investors who were thinking to go to other markets that do not charge/deduct CGT.

Partnered with other stakeholders on M-Akiba bond from the start to date, its uptake was encouraging with over 100,000 subscribers.

New four subcommittees formed 2017 meets regularly for creative ideas that will improve our role in our capital markets industry.

Increase from four to eight board members with wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise of our Capital market will help harnessing our role.

New members that have joined us is an indicator of positive growth of our industry.

Actively participation in CMA open day and Career fair in various institution is helping investor education.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) buying food, personal effects for children at Dagoreti Children home visit in 2010, the article was well covered in print media this improved  image for our members and us to the public and motivated investors.

Advocacy

Lobbying

Union

Market Growth

Investor Education

Code of Ethics

Investor Protection

Investor Education

  • 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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  • Investment Company : 

    This is a company that invests the pooled funds of a large number of retail investors to buy and sell shares. It gives individual investors access to a wider range of securities than the investors themselves would have been able to access. An open-ended investment company is one which keeps accepting new investors and redeems the funds of those who wish to opt out, whereas a close-ended investment company has a fixed number of investors.

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  • Gun Jumping : 

    This is illegal. Gun jumping is trading in the shares of a company based on information before it is made public.

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  • Value Investing : 

    This is a strategy of investing in companies whose shares are trading at less than their true worth.

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  • Corporate Governance : 

    Corporate Governance is the set of processes, laws, and institutions that guide the way by which businesses are regulated, operated and controlled. It also describes the ways by which rights and responsibilities are shared between the various participants, especially the management and the shareholders.

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