KASIB's Role in CMA

KASIB plays its part towards facilitating development of Capital Markets within Kenya and East Africa through collective views, representation and backing of our members. We actively engage in promoting the implementation of the Capital Markets Master Plan 2014 - 2023 KASIB engages with domestic, regional and international exchanges, depositories, custodians, government, the public and other specific stakeholders from time to time in developing our Capital Market. We make policy recommendation and give input on draft. 




Market Growth

Investor Education

Code of Ethics

Investor Protection

Investor Education

  • Strong Sell : 

    This is a strong recommendation by an analyst or stockbroker to an investor to sell shares in a particular company which he believes will soon be experiencing unfavourable financial performance or market conditions.

  • Most Active : 

    The most active shares at the stock exchange are the ones that had the highest volume traded in a given period, usually a single trading day.

  • Member : 

    This is short for ‘member of the Nairobi Securities Exchange’ and refers to the stockbrokers holding membership at the exchange. Membership is mandatory in order to fill in trades for clients on the exchange. It is also referred to as owning a seat at the NSE.

  • Partial Delivery : 

    This is when a broker fails to meet his/her part of the contractual obligation to deliver all securities at an agreed upon date. Example; if the investor has placed an order of 1,000 shares, a delivery of 800 shares is a partial delivery.

  • Face Value : 

    This is the cash denomination of a debt instrument e.g. a bond. It is the amount of money that the holder of the debt instrument receives from the issuer upon its maturity. It is also referred to as par value or principal.