At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
A total of 12,718,800 shares in 940 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 304,985,015.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, October 12), today’s data shows 47% improvement in volume, 53% improvement in turnover, and 31% improvement in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.1 trillion.
In the aggregate, 50 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 14✅ gainers and 23? losers.
Express Kenya Plc[XPRS] led the gainers with✅ 7.91% share price appreciation closing at KES 4.50 per share, followed by:
✅Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+7.41%)
✅Car & General Plc [CGEN] (+6.67%)
✅Total Kenya Plc [TOTL] (+3.76%).
On the losing side, Umeme Limited [UMME] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?5.61% closing at KES 7.06 per share, followed by:
? Carbacid Plc [CARB] (-5.12%)
? Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-4.23%)
? Transcentury Plc [TCL] (-4.19%).
Centum Investment Plc [CTUM] recorded the highest volume of 4.8 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ Safaricom Plc [SCOM](3.84m)
➖Kengen Plc [KEGN] (1.37m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.1m).
The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined? 0.17 points to close at 139.97
The NSE 20 Share Index declined? 11.22 points to close at 1819.27
The NSE 25 Share Index declined? 10.97 points to close at 3225.44
There were 2 contracts valued at kes 60,100 concluded during today’s transaction on the derivatives market of the NSE. This was a decline from the 5 contracts valued at Kes 139,500 concluded in the previous trading session.
The bonds market posted a decline in turnover in today’s trading session, with bonds worth Kes 2.49 billion transacted in 45 deals against the 3.11 billion worth of bonds transacted in Monday’s trading session.