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Our Privacy Policy

We are committed to providing our visitors with a web site that respects their privacy. We do not automatically gather any personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, e-mail or address. This information is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via e-mail, or registering in a secure portion of the site.

If you choose to provide us with personal information - through contacting us via e-mail, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our web site - we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested. We may also use personal information collected from our services to conduct market research surveys, for statistical analysis to determine site usage, to run competitions and for direct marketing purposes relating to our business.

We may share the information you give us with other market players if your inquiry relates to their field of specialization. Messages sent via the Internet can be intercepted. If you are concerned about sending your personal information to us via the Internet, you can use another method such as fax or regular mail. This Privacy Policy only covers the KASIB website at www.kasib.co.ke.

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  • Investment Bank : 

    An investment bank is an institution that deals with the creation of capital for other companies. They act as advisors and agents for a company on matters related to the issue and placement of a stock. Example; during an IPO, it is common to find the issuer engaging the services of an investment bank as the lead advisor on the entire transaction. They also provide stockbrokerage services and can trade in shares at the stock exchange in their own accounts.

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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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  • Bear Market / Bear Cycle : 

    An extended period when share prices generally keep falling and the stock market index keeps going down.

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  • Collective Investment Schemes : 

    Collective Investment Schemes are pools of funds from investors that are managed on their behalf by professional money managers who buy a wide range of securities e.g. shares according to the specific investment objectives of the scheme.

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  • Lien : 

    This is when a creditor or bank has legal claim against assets e.g. shares, which have been used as collateral to secure a loan. The lien terminates as soon as the loan is paid off.

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