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  • Eligible Securities : 

    These are shares, debentures and bonds which banks will accept as collateral for loans. Most of the shares listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange are eligible securities.

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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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  • Good Delivery : 

    A good delivery is when the delivery of a share certificate and the transfer form meet all the requirements of the transfer. They are delivered within the stipulated period and contain no defects like mutilation, erasure, correction, overwriting, alterations or inconsistencies and missing details.

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  • Stop Order : 

    A stop order is one placed by an investor with a stockbroker to buy or sell shares at a particular price (stop price) or better.

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  • At Best Order : 

    This is an instruction from a client to a broker authorizing the broker to use his discretion and try to execute an order at the best possible prize.

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