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)
A retail investor is an individual who buys or sells small amounts of shares for his/her individual account. A retail investor is also called an individual investor or a small investor.
This is limiting investment risk by purchasing different types of securities from different companies representing different sectors of the economy.
This is the amount by which a share (or any other financial security) sells above its face value.
This is the removal of a company’s name from the official list at the Nairobi Securities Exchange so that it can no longer be traded. This happens when the company for which the stock is issued is not in compliance of the listing requirements at the exchange.
Broker is short for Stockbroker and refers to a member of the Nairobi Securities Exchange who is licensed to buy or sell securities on behalf of investors. Brokers are essentially the link between investors and the stock market. When acting on behalf of an investor for the purchase or sale of a listed stock, the broker does not own the securities but charges a commission on the gross value of the transaction.