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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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  • Term to Maturity : 

    This is the time between when a bond is issued and when it matures, at which time the issuer must redeem the bond and pay the principal (face value). Typically, a longer term to maturity has a greater yield and vice versa.

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  • Joint Holders : 

    This is when two people or more come together to apply for shares in a new issue. They hold the shares jointly. While signing the deed of transfer after a sale of shares, all shareholders must sign. It is also referred to as joint ownership.

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  • Assets : 

    This is anything owned by a company that has a market value. This includes land, buildings, equipment, furniture, cash, bank deposits, manufactured goods ready to be sold, goodwill, trademarks etc.

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  • Authorized Share Capital : 

    The authorized share capital is calculated by multiplying the nominal share value with the total number of authorized shares. This is stated in the memorandum and articles of association as required by law.

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  • Dividend : 

    This is the portion of the listed company’s profits that is paid directly to shareholders. The dividend is usually quoted in shillings per share and is declared and approved at the annual general meeting of the company. The board of directors decides the dividend to be paid out. A listed company is under no legal obligation to pay dividends. It is also referred to as Dividend per Share, DPS.

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