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At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) this week.

A total of 9,899,300 shares in 1,015 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 237,441,221.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, October 1), today’s data shows 13% improvement in volume, 63% improvement in turnover, and 26% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.11 trillion.

In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 15✅ gainers and 19? losers.

Bank of Kigali Group Plc[BKG] led the gainers with✅ 9.77% share price appreciation closing at KES 14.60 per share, followed by

✅ Jubilee Holdings Plc [JUB] (+9.68%)
✅WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (+7.14%)
✅CIC Insurance Group Plc [CIC] (+3.79%).

On the losing side, Home Afrika Plc[HAFR] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of? 6.82% at KES 0.41 per share, followed by:

?Sasini Plc [SASN] (-6.15%)
? ILAM Fahari IREIT [FAHR] (-5.28%)
? Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-4.04%).

Safaricom Plc[SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 4.2 million traded shares, followed by

➖ Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (1.63m)
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (635,100)
➖ Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (461,400).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 0.34 points to close at 140.22
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined? 3.36 points to close at 1852.17
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined? 6.23 points to close at 3242.54

There were 3 contracts valued at kes 115,250 concluded on the derivative market of the NSE during today’s trading session.

The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a slight decline in activity during today’s session with bonds worth Kes 2.71 billion transacted in 66 deals in as compared to the Kes 2.83 billion achieved in 50 deals during the previous trading session.