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KASIB's Acts and Guidelines

CMA Acts :

The Capital Market Authority Act

The Capital Markets Authority

Guidelines :

Corporate Governance Guidelines 2002

Corporate Governance Guidelines 2002

Kenyan Constitution :

The Kenya Constitution

Current Constitution of Kenya

Parliament Acts :

Central Deposit Act

Central Depositories Act 2000

Parliament Acts :

Central Deposit Act

Central Depositories Act 2000

Regulations :

The Central Depositories (Regulation of Central Depositories) Rules 2004

The Central Depositories (Regulation of Central Depositories) Rules 2004

Regulations :

The Capital Markets (Securities) (Public Offers Listing and Disclosure) Regulations 2002

The Capital Markets (Securities) (Public Offers Listing and Disclosure) Regulations 2002

Regulations :

The Capital Markets (Take overs and Mergers) Regulations, 2002

The Capital Markets (Take overs and Mergers) Regulations, 2002

Regulations :

The Capital Markets (Foreign Investors) Regulations 2002

The Capital Markets (Foreign Investors) Regulations 2002

Regulations :

The Capital Market (Licensing Requirements) (General) Amendment Regulations 2009

The Capital Market (Licensing Requirements) (General) Amendment Regulations 2009

Regulations :

Capital Markets (Registered Venture Capital Companies) Regulations 2007

Capital Markets (Registered Venture Capital Companies) Regulations 2007

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Investor Protection

Investor Education

  • Investor Compensation Fund : 

    This is a special fund that is set aside to compensate investors at the stock exchange who may incur loss due to the inability of a licensed stockbroker to meet his contractual obligations towards them. A certain fraction of all equity transactions at the stock exchange is set aside for this fund.

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  • Issue Price : 

    This is the price at which new shares are issued to the public. The price is decided in consultation with the lead transaction advisor, normally an investment bank.

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  • Stock Symbol : 

    Also known as a ticker symbol, it is a unique series of letters assigned to a security for trading purposes. Example; while ARM represents Athi River Mining, STC represents Sasini Tea and Coffee.

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  • Odd Lot : 

    This is an amount of shares traded that is less than the stipulated unit. At the Nairobi Securities Exchange, this comprises a trade of 200 shares, or a trade of KES 3,000 in value. When a transaction is less than this it is called an odd lot.

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  • Discount : 

    This is the difference between a bond’s face value and its current market price, if lower.

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