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At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

A total of 5,809,700 shares in 749 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 188,513,367.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, January 3), today’s data shows 36% improvement in volume, 10% improvement in turnover, and 4% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.54 Trillion.

In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 12 ✅gainers and 20 ?losers.

Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] led the gainers with ✅6.89% share price appreciation closing at KES 3.26 per share, followed by:

✅Britam Holdings Plc [BRIT] (+5.52%)
✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+5.36%)
✅Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (+4.1%).

On the losing side, Standard Group Plc [SGL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?8.53% closing at KES 25.20 per share, followed by:

?Car and General (Kenya) Plc [CGEN](-7.69%)
?Sasini Plc [SASN] (-5.25%)
?Kenya Airways Plc [KQ] (-3.67%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 1.9 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.77m)
➖Britam Holdings Plc [BRIT] (545,200)
➖Kengen Plc [KEGN] (317,800).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] dropped ?0.37 points to close at 167.00

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index dropped ?1.52 points to close at 2706.38

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index dropped ?9.98 points to close at 4126.93

The Derivatives Market had had 1 contract worth Kes. 47,000 traded in today’s trading session.

The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 84 deals worth Kes 924.25 Million, indicating a rise in activity on the Fixed income segment as compared to Friday’s 58 deals valued at Kes 389.79 Million.

Source: NSE

Data Compiled by Trading Room. 

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