The Capital Markets Authority
Corporate Governance Guidelines 2002
Current Constitution of Kenya
The Central Depositories (Regulation of Central Depositories) Rules 2004
The Capital Markets (Securities) (Public Offers Listing and Disclosure) Regulations 2002
The Capital Markets (Take overs and Mergers) Regulations, 2002
The Capital Markets (Foreign Investors) Regulations 2002
The Capital Market (Licensing Requirements) (General) Amendment Regulations 2009
Capital Markets (Registered Venture Capital Companies) Regulations 2007
Code of Ethics
Broker is short for Stockbroker and refers to a member of the Nairobi Securities Exchange who is licensed to buy or sell securities on behalf of investors. Brokers are essentially the link between investors and the stock market. When acting on behalf of an investor for the purchase or sale of a listed stock, the broker does not own the securities but charges a commission on the gross value of the transaction..
This is an investment fund that manages money from investors seeking private equity stakes in start-up businesses and small to medium sized enterprises with strong growth potential..
This is when the stock market does not have a clear trend, with about the same number of advancing and declining stocks..
It is the change in the price of a security on one trading day and that of the previous day. It can be positive or negative..
This is when government-owned shareholding in companies is sold off to the private sector. This can be done either through a public offering, or a tender or a private contract. Private ownership of companies tends to increase overall efficiency and this leads to a substantial increase in profits..