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)
This is when the stock market does not have a clear trend, with about the same number of advancing and declining stocks.
This is the measurement of the mood of the investing public. It’s mostly described as bullish or bearish.
This is the lowest price that was paid for a stock during a certain time period, usually a single trading session.
Sometimes the shares of some blue chip companies act as a pivot on which the market is balanced; if the turn bearish, the market follows and if they turn bullish the market looks up. These are called pivotal shares.
There are two types of insider trading. The first type occurs when someone trades shares at the stock exchange based on crucial information about the company which the public do not yet know. This is illegal regardless of whether you are a director, broker, friend or family member of an insider. The second is legal and occurs when an insider buys such shares but after the crucial information has been made public at which time there is no direct advantage over other investors.