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At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

A total of 28,672,800 shares in 874 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 1,000,981,666.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, February 12), today’s data shows 29% decline in volume, 11% decline in turnover, and 10% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.49 trillion.

In the aggregate, 45 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 15 gainers and 19 losers.

Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] led the gainers with ✅9.42% share price appreciation closing at KES 2.09 per share, followed by:

✅BOC Kenya Plc [BOC] (+8.33%)
✅Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+4.4%)
✅HF Group Plc [HFCK] (+3.21%).

On the losing side, Nairobi Securities Exchange [NSE] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻4.39% closing at KES 10.90 per share, followed by:

🔻Eveready Plc [EVRD] (-3.96%)
🔻Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (-3.08%)
🔻Nation Media Group [NMG] (-2.69%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 13.3 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (6.18m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (3.51m)
➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (3.07m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] dropped 🔻2.80 points to close at 164.16

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index dropped 🔻19.24 points to close at 2580.20

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index dropped 🔻44.84 points to close at 4039.84

The Derivatives Market  had 7 contracts worth Kes.349,600  traded in today’s session, a decline the 7 deals valued at Kes 698,750 transacted in the previous session.

The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 92 deals worth Kes 2.14 Billion, a decline in value and deals on the Fixed income segment as compared to yesterday’s 112 deals valued at Kes 3.54 Billion.

Source: NSE

Data Compiled by Trading Room.

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