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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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Advocacy

Lobbying

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Market Growth

Investor Education

Code of Ethics

Investor Protection

Investor Education

  • Option : 

    This is the right but not the obligation to buy or sell a specific amount of shares at a specified price at a specified time. A call option gives the right to buy shares whereas a put option gives the right to sell shares. Each option has a buyer called the holder, and the seller called the writer. 

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  • Negative Equity : 

    This is when the value of an asset e.g. shares is less than the loan that was taken to invest in the asset. Negative equity normally results from a decline in the value of an asset after it is purchased.

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  • Capital Structure : 

    The capital structure is how a company finances its overall operations and growth by using different sources of funds like long term debt, short term debt, common equity and preferred equity.

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  • Credit Rating : 

    This is the process of ascertaining the creditworthiness of a company or financial institution. Credit rating is not a recommendation to buy or sell but is an objective and independent assessment of the company so as to create risk awareness among investors.

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  • Dividend : 

    This is the portion of the listed company’s profits that is paid directly to shareholders. The dividend is usually quoted in shillings per share and is declared and approved at the annual general meeting of the company. The board of directors decides the dividend to be paid out. A listed company is under no legal obligation to pay dividends. It is also referred to as Dividend per Share, DPS.

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Complaints

KASIB offers you a platform to report a complaint