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.
Code of Ethics
A stop order is one placed by an investor with a stockbroker to buy or sell shares at a particular price (stop price) or better..
This is an individual or entity attempting to acquire enough equity in a target company to assume a controlling interest, usually through a hostile take-over bid..
An extended period when share prices generally keep falling and the stock market index keeps going down..
A stock market index is a statistical measure of the state of the stock market, based on the performance of a number of representative stocks. Each index (from different stock markets across the world) has its own calculation methodology and is usually expressed in terms of a change from a base value. Thus, a percentage change of the index is more important than its numeric value. The index is usually considered to be reasonably representative of the performance of the stock market as a whole..
Eating stock is when you purchase shares because you are forced to do so and not because you desire to purchase it..