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About KASIB

The Kenya Association of Stockbrokers and Investment Banks is an association that represents the interests of Kenyan stockbrokerage and investment banking companies. It was initially founded as the Association of Kenya Stockbrokers (AKS) but later changed its name to KASIB in order to accommodate the interests and aspirations of investment banks that also operate as stockbrokers.
The eighteen members all have seats at the NSE and are holders of their respective licenses as stockbrokers or investment banks.

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Advocacy

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Market Growth

Investor Education

Code of Ethics

Investor Protection

Investor Education

  • Target Price : 

    When an investor has bought a share, usually he has a higher price in mind which he expects the share to reach in order to sell. This is the target price.

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  • Capital Reserves : 

    Capital Reserves comprise of a company’s profits that are not normally distributed as cash dividends to shareholders. They can however be distributed as permanent share capital by way of bonus issues.

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  • Ex Dividend : 

    This means without dividend. The holder of shares purchased ex dividend is not entitled to an upcoming already declared dividend, but is entitled to future dividends.

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  • Extra Dividend : 

    An extra dividend is also referred to as a special dividend. It is a dividend paid out to shareholders in addition to the regularly established dividend they receive from the issuer.

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  • Know Your Customer (KYC) : 

    This is the requirement that a stockbroker (or agent) should find out about a client’s financial needs, risk tolerance and investment knowledge before making recommendations. This knowledge enables the stockbroker to establish the most suitable securities for the investor.

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Complaints

KASIB offers you a platform to report a complaint