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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. 

Advocacy

Lobbying

Union

Market Growth

Investor Education

Code of Ethics

Investor Protection

Investor Education

  • Hedging Against Inflation : 

    This is protecting one’s savings from the loss of value that is brought about by inflation by investing in such items whose price will go up with the general rise of prices e.g. equity shares.

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  • Hybrid Market : 

    A hybrid market is a stock exchange that allows for trading through the option of an automated electronic trading platform or the trading floor broker system. The Nairobi Securities Exchange is a hybrid market.

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  • Paper Loss : 

    This is when the market price of a share is less than its original purchase price giving rise to a loss in value which is not a realized loss until the shares are actually sold.

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  • Dematerialized Securities : 

    These are securities that have been prescribed by the central depository and the physical certificate is no longer recognized as all its transactions are computerized and entered into a ledger.

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  • Noise : 

    Also known as market noise and refers to price and volume fluctuations of trade at the stock exchange that can confuse one’s interpretation of market direction.

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