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Key Performance Indicators

This is a set of quantifiable measures that a company uses to measure if it is attaining its performance and operational goals. The indicators vary from one company to another and can be financial and/or non-financial.

 

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.