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




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  • Warehousing : 

    This is a process by which a company gradually builds up a holding of shares in another company it wishes to take over in the future, usually under the name of a nominee. 

  • Stock Symbol : 

    Also known as a ticker symbol, it is a unique series of letters assigned to a security for trading purposes. Example; while ARM represents Athi River Mining, STC represents Sasini Tea and Coffee.

  • Financial Instrument : 

    A financial instrument is a contract that represents a legal agreement involving monetary value. Financial instruments are either equity based; representing ownership of an asset, or debt based representing a loan made by the investor to the owner of the asset; or foreign exchange instruments.

  • Issue : 

    An issue is a stock or bond which has been offered for sale to the public by a corporation or government entity. This is done for purposes of raising funds.

  • Margin Account : 

    This is an account in which the stockbroker lends the client money with which to purchase shares. It allows the investor to buy shares with money that he/she does not have by borrowing money from the stockbroker.