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  • Seat : 

    This is the traditional term for membership at the Nairobi Securities Exchange and is a requirement for one to transact business at the exchange.

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  • Trading Halt : 

     

    This is a temporary suspension of trading in the shares of a particular company at the stock exchange. Order imbalances or unusual activity related to a share’s price or regulatory reasons can bring about a trading halt.

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  • Correction : 

    This is the term used to explain a decline in a market which is seen to be generally in an upward move. It is said that the market never goes straight up or straight down.

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  • Partial Delivery : 

    This is when a broker fails to meet his/her part of the contractual obligation to deliver all securities at an agreed upon date. Example; if the investor has placed an order of 1,000 shares, a delivery of 800 shares is a partial delivery.

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  • Window Dressing : 

    This is a deceptive practice employed by some mutual funds managers in which recently weak stocks are sold and recently strong stocks are bought just before the funds holdings are made public in order to give the impression that they have been holding good stocks all along.

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