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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

  • Voting Right : 

    This is the right of an ordinary shareholder to vote either in person or by proxy for the members of the board of directors and on other matters of corporate policy. The number of shares an individual owns corresponds to the number of votes he has. So an investor with 1,000 shares has 1,000 votes while an investor with 10 shares only has 10 votes.

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  • Bear : 

    A stock market speculator who expects share prices to fall and therefore keeps selling in anticipation to buy the shares later at a lower price. All individuals can be bearish at times although some are perennially so. The term is derived from the attacking posture of the bear; pushing downwards.

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  • Authorized Shares (Stock) : 

    This is the total number of shares that a company is permitted to issue according to its memorandum and articles of association. This number can only be increased if a resolution is passed to that effect by the majority of the shareholders and an application made to the registrar of companies.

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  • Blue Chip Stocks : 

    Are the stocks of leading, well established, capitalized and nationally known companies that have a proven record of earnings and pay a reasonable dividend.

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  • Historical Volatility (HV) : 

    This is the degree of price fluctuation of a stock over a given period of time e.g. a day. It is directly related to the level of risk associated with a stock; low HV means low risk while high HV means high risk.

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