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.
How we play our role
KASIB engages with domestic, regional and international exchanges, depositories, custodians, government, the public and other specific stakeholders from time to time in developing our Capital Market. We make policy recommendation and give input on draft. Our aim is to facilitate enabling laws, regulations, rules and guidelines and continuously enhance the operations and development of the KASIB Council Members including our own corporate documentation. We further promote Capital Markets awareness training and investors education.
Code of Ethics
This is the lowest price that an investor is willing to sell their shares for..
A sector is a group of securities e.g. shares, traded within the stock market that share similar characteristics. Example; Kenya Airways and Uchumi Supermarket are both in the Commercial and Services Sector while Athi River Mining and Bamburi Cement are both in the Construction and Allied Sector..
Risk is a future probability of loss. It is inherent in any investment and therefore advisable that one puts it in serious consideration while comparing alternative investment prospects..
This is a combination of a Stop Order and a Limit Order..
This is any general meeting other than the annual general meeting called to seek shareholders’ consent on urgent issues. These issues could be the removal of an executive, a takeover, amalgamation, induction of a new director into the board or even large scale borrowing..