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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 Education

  • Paid-up Capital : 

    This is the total amount of money paid in full by shareholders of a company for the purchase of their shares. It is calculated by multiplying the total number of shares issued by the par value of each share.

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  • Hedging Against Inflation : 

    This is protecting one’s savings from the loss of value that is brought about by inflation by investing in such items whose price will go up with the general rise of prices e.g. equity shares.

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  • Liquidation : 

    This is the winding up of the business of a company either due to bankruptcy or through a resolution passed by its shareholders when the purpose of the company has been fulfilled. The company’s assets are sold and the proceeds pay creditors. Any money remaining thereafter is distributed amongst the shareholders.

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  • Ethical Investing : 

    This is investing that is guided by one’s ethical principals and not by financial considerations. One may choose to invest heavily in companies that conform to his/her ethical guidelines and decline to invest in companies in certain industries like gambling, alcohol, tobacco.

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  • Profit Warning : 

    This is an announcement made by a public company in advance before announcing its earnings indicating that its profits won’t meet previously held expectations. Companies do this to soften the blow to investors.

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