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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

  • Sell Off : 

    This is the rapid and widespread selling of a security e.g. shares, leading to a sudden drop in their prices. A sell off may occur when a company issues disappointing end of year results.

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  • Good Delivery : 

    A good delivery is when the delivery of a share certificate and the transfer form meet all the requirements of the transfer. They are delivered within the stipulated period and contain no defects like mutilation, erasure, correction, overwriting, alterations or inconsistencies and missing details.

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  • Money Market : 

    The money market is a part of the capital market that is established to buy and sell short term financial obligations. Money market securities are generally very safe investments which return a relatively low interest rate and include short term treasury bills and certificates of deposit.

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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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  • Bid : 

    The highest price a buyer is willing to pay for a stock. It stipulates both the price and the quantity that the buyer requires to purchase.

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