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About KASIB

The Kenya Association of Stockbrokers and Investment Banks is an association that represents the interests of Kenyan stockbrokerage and investment banking companies. It was initially founded as the Association of Kenya Stockbrokers (AKS) but later changed its name to KASIB in order to accommodate the interests and aspirations of investment banks that also operate as stockbrokers.
The eighteen members all have seats at the NSE and are holders of their respective licenses as stockbrokers or investment banks.

How we play our role
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. Our aim is to facilitate enabling laws, regulations, rules and guidelines and continuously enhance the operations and development of the KASIB Council Members including our own corporate documentation. We further promote Capital Markets awareness training and investors education.

Advocacy

Lobbying

Union

Market Growth

Investor Education

Code of Ethics

Investor Protection

Investor Education

  • Indicated Dividend : 

    The total amounts of dividends that would be paid on a share throughout the next year if each dividend is the same amount as the previous payment.

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  • Cooking the Books : 

    This is falsifying the financial accounts of a company to give the impression of high profits to attract investors and to keep the shareholders happy.

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  • Capital Reserves : 

    Capital Reserves comprise of a company’s profits that are not normally distributed as cash dividends to shareholders. They can however be distributed as permanent share capital by way of bonus issues.

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  • Authorized Share Capital : 

    The authorized share capital is calculated by multiplying the nominal share value with the total number of authorized shares. This is stated in the memorandum and articles of association as required by law.

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  • Portfolio : 

    This is the diverse collection of investments owned by the same individual or organization. This collection may include shares (which is investing in companies) or bonds (which is investing in debt) or mutual funds (which is pooling your money together with others to make investments). One creates a portfolio by deciding which avenues to invest in depending on his/her investment objectives and risk tolerance.

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