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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  • Stock Exchange : 

    A Stock Exchange is the physical location where the stock market in a country is traded or the electronic platform used to effect such trade. In Kenya, the Nairobi Securities Exchange is currently the only licensed exchange.

  • Code of Ethics : 

    This is a document drafted by the Kenya Association of Stockbrokers and Investment Banks as a self regulatory guide to the manner by which the members do business with the investing public.

  • Long : 

    It is also referred to as long position. This is the state of actually owning stock with the expectation that the asset will rise in value. One is said to have a ‘long position’ in a company if he/she owns shares in that company.

  • Controlling Interest : 

    This is holding a sufficiently large number of shares in a company to enact changes (or control) in its policies. Ownership of 50% plus one of the equity shares in a company can give an individual or group the voting power to influence a company’s decision. If the shareholding is dispersed among people who do not bother to vote (usually small shareholders), controlling interest of the company can be achieved with shareholding of a lot less than 50%

  • Financial Instrument : 

    A financial instrument is a contract that represents a legal agreement involving monetary value. Financial instruments are either equity based; representing ownership of an asset, or debt based representing a loan made by the investor to the owner of the asset; or foreign exchange instruments.



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