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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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  • Cyclical Shares (Cyclical Stock) : 

    Cyclical Shares are the shares of a company which is particularly sensitive to changes in the economic conditions. Such shares will rise and fall in price depending on various factors like the state of the national economy e.g. cement, the international economy e.g. tourism or even natural phenomena e.g. fertilizers.

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  • Ordinary Shares : 

    These are by far the most common types of share class. They are standard shares with no special rights or restrictions that give the shareholder part ownership of the company in proportion to the number of shares held. They also entitle him/her to dividends, the right to attend the company’s annual general meeting, the right to participate in the policy decisions of the company, the right to vote on issues affecting the company and the right to receive the annual report and audited accounts of the company.

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  • Mutual Fund : 

     

    A mutual fund is an investment vehicle built with funds collected from many small investors that invests in stocks, bonds and other securities. An open-ended mutual fund is one which keeps accepting new investors and redeems the funds of those who wish to opt out, while a close-ended mutual fund has a fixed number of investors.

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  • Annual General Meeting : 

    This is a mandatory meeting held once a year by all public companies. The directors of the company report to the shareholders on the year’s performance and future of the company. All shareholders are invited and allowed to ask questions. Notice of such a meeting is mandatory.

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  • Matching Orders : 

    This is an illegal practice that involves simultaneously entering identical buy and sell orders for a stock so as to give the impression of active trading.

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