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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

  • P/E Ratio : 

    This is the price-to-earnings ratio. It is calculated by dividing the market price per share by the earnings registered in the last twelve months. It is the most common measure of how expensive a share is. Companies that are not profitable at all, i.e. those with negative earnings do not have a P/E ratio at all. Companies with very high P/E ratios are normally considered to be risky.

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  • Bonds : 

    Bonds are also referred to as fixed income securities. They are promissory notes issued by government and corporations that entitle the investor to a specific interest at specific intervals over a specified length of time and to receive the principal upon maturity. Unlike shares, bonds do not carry with them any sense of ownership but guarantee interest even when the issuer does not register a profit.

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  • Undervalued Shares : 

    These are shares that are trading below their true value. There are many reasons for this; the industry could be out of favour, or the company is not well known, or it has not yet caught the fancy of investors.

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  • Yield : 

    This is the measure of the return on the investment and is shown as a percentage. It is calculated by dividing the annual dividend by the stock’s current market price. Example; a share selling at KES 50 and with an annual dividend of KES 5 per share yields 10%

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  • Most Active : 

    The most active shares at the stock exchange are the ones that had the highest volume traded in a given period, usually a single trading day.

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