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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  • Flexible Fund : 

    This term applies to pooled funds or collective investment schemes like mutual funds that may change their investment strategy as they see fit so as to maximize the total returns, as opposed to sticking to one type of investment vehicle.

  • Systematic Risk : 

    This is a risk that is inherent in an entire market or an entire market segment. Economic, social or political factors constitute systematic risk as they affect the entire market.

  • Record Low : 

    This is the lowest historical price level reached by a security e.g. shares, or index during trading. The record low is recorded regardless of whether it is the closing price.

  • Imbalance of Orders : 

    This is when the buy orders for a particular stock greatly outnumber the sell orders or vice versa. This may result in a temporary trading halt for that stock if trading has already commenced for the day. If trading for the day has not commenced, it may be delayed. A surge in buy orders may result from unexpected good news and likewise, a surge in sell orders may result from unexpected bad news about the stock.

  • Noise : 

    Also known as market noise and refers to price and volume fluctuations of trade at the stock exchange that can confuse one’s interpretation of market direction.



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