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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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Investor Education

  • Pullback : 

    This is the falling back of the price of a share from its peak. It could either be a brief reversal of the prevailing upward trend, or it may be a sign of a definite trend reversal.

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  • Insider : 

    An insider is any person who has access to crucial and valuable facts about a company which the public do not yet know (inside information). Information like expansion plans, financial results, contracts won, takeover bids etc., Insiders include owners, executives and consultants of a firm. A shareholder who owns more than 10% of a company is also considered an insider. It is illegal for an insider to engage in speculative trading in the company’s shares based on such information.

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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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  • 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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  • Issuer : 

    This is the company or government that is offering (or has already offered) stocks or bonds for sale to investors for the purpose of financing its operations.

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Complaints

KASIB offers you a platform to report a complaint