Investment Accounts

CDSC Account

This is an electronic account that holds your shares and manages the process of transferring shares that are traded in the N.S.E (Nairobi Securities Exchange). CDSC stands for Central Depository and Settlement Corporation the entity that facilitates holdings of shares in electronic accounts opened by shareholders. An investor can open a CDS Account through a stockbroker, Investment Bank or Custodian (Equity Bank) authorized by CDSC to open CDS accounts on behalf of customers.

C.B.K CDS Account.

C.B.K CDS Account This is an electronic account managed by the Central Bank of Kenya that holds an investors’ Treasury Bills and Treasury Bonds and manages the purchase and sale of the securities.

FEATURES OF CDSC ACOUNT.

  • It allows immediate transfer of shares upon purchase or sale.
  • There is no paperwork involved during the transfer of shares from a buyer to seller.
  • Account automation eliminates risks of forgery, damage to the document, clerical errors etc.
  • An investors shares are held in one account making it easy for management.
  • An investor can receive an electronic statement of his/her account holdings.

FEATURES OF C.B.K CDS ACCOUNT.

  • The account is for trading in treasury bills and treasury bonds only.
  • The account is opened by the Central Bank of Kenya on behalf of investors.
  • An investor can receive an electronic statement of his/her CDS account holdings.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • An Equity Bank Account.
    • A copy of your Kenyan ID/Passport, a passport size photo and your K.R.A PIN.
    • A fully executed and signed CDS 1 form.

Get in touch

We would like to call you back regarding this product.

Service finder
Equity Bank is Regulated by Central Bank of Kenya