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dc.contributor.authorOnyach, Kevin Onyango
dc.date.accessioned2019-05-07T12:58:06Z
dc.date.available2019-05-07T12:58:06Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11071/6483
dc.descriptionA Research project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Business Science in Actuarial Science at Strathmore Universityen_US
dc.description.abstractStock market plays a very important role in economic growth and development. It is a center of network transactions where buyers and sellers of securities meet at a specified price. Movement of stock markets is an important indicator of the growth of the economy. A well-organized stock market mobilizes the savings and activates the investment projects, which lead to the economic activities in a country hence growth of the industry and commerce of the country as a consequence of liberalized ad globalized policies adopted by most emerging and developed country. The key function of a stock market is to act as a mediator between savers and borrowers. It further mobilizes funds from a large pool of savers and directs it into worthy investments that are sure going to generate sufficient profits. It also provides liquidity from domestic expansion and credit growth. The stock market performance can be measured by changes in its index which is inclined by many factors macroeconomic, social and political factors. A stock market is also a subsidiary market which assigns policy for investors to easily buy and sell the stocks. Stock prices depict predictions of the upcoming representation of corporate firms whether they are performing poorly or the vice versaen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherStrathmore Universityen_US
dc.subjectStock marketsen_US
dc.subjectVolatilityen_US
dc.subjectmacroeconomicsen_US
dc.titleImpact of macroeconomic variables on stock market volatility : a case study of the Nairobi Stock Exchange.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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