Maseru Securities Market

Market Status: Closed

Glossary of Common Investment Terms


Accrued interest:
Interest that has accumulated between the most recent payment and the sale of a bond or other fixed-income security

Advisor: The person or company responsible for making investments on behalf of, and/or providing advice to investors.

Affiliate: An inter-company relationship where one company owns less than a majority of shares in the other company.

Agent: An individual or firm that places securities transactions for clients.

Allotment: This is the number of shares allocated to each participating underwriting firm during the Initial Public Offer (IPO) that they are allowed to sell.

Analyst: A financial professional who has expertise in evaluating investments and puts together "buy", "sell" and "hold" recommendations for securities. Also known as a "financial analyst" or a "security analyst".

Annual Rate of Return: The annual rate of gain or loss on an investment expressed as a percentage.

Applicant Company: the company wishing to list on MSM or issuing o the public or applying to list or issue to the public

Appreciation: An increase in the value of an investment.

Ask (offer): The price at which the seller is willing to sell a security. Along with the price, the ask quote will generally also stipulate the amount of the security willing to be sold at that price.

Asset Allocation: The diversification of investments among several asset classes.

Asset Class: A category of investments, such as shares, bonds, or cash equivalents.

Asset: Anything having commercial or exchange value that is owned by an individual, institution, or business.

Authorized Member: A person sanctioned by MSM to carry on any business dealings with MSM

Bankruptcy: Inability to pay debts.

Beta: The measure of an asset'srisk in relation to the market or to an alternative benchmark

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Market News

Global Market Review
27 November 2017 1100hrs
CoSSE Broker Networking Session
09 December 2016 0900hrs
CBL 67th Meeting MPC Statement
26 September 2017 1500hrs
Launching of the Maseru Securities Market
21 January 2016 1030hrs
Notices

Job Opportunity - Section Head MSM
19 July 2016 0900hrs
Invitation to Maseru Securities Market
01 January 2016 1400hrs