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

A total of 19,469,200 shares in 941 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 783,149,721.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, January 14), today’s data shows 2% improvement in volume, 2% improvement in turnover, but 2% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.54 trillion.

In the aggregate, 44 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 19 ✅gainers and 21 ?losers.

Kenya Airways [KQ] led the gainers with ✅9.27% share price appreciation closing at KES 2.24 per share, followed by:

✅Standard Group Plc [SGL] (+7.14%)
✅Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (+5.71%)
✅Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (+5.15%).

On the losing side, Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?-8.53% closing at KES 1.93 per share, followed by:

?Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (-4.32%)
?KCB Group Plc [KCB] (-4.19%)
?British American Tobacco (Kenya) Plc [BAT] (-3.93%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 8.7 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (5m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.65m)
➖ Centum Investment Company Plc [CTUM](648,000).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] dropped?2.93 points to close at 167.38

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅3.29 points to close at 2671.80

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index dropped?61.61 points to close at 4104.78

The Derivatives Market had 6 Safaricom contracts traded valued at Kes 215,500 in today’s trading session, a rise in activity from the 2 contract valued at Kes 66,200 traded yesterday.

The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 83 deals worth Kes 2.94 Billion, indicating a decline in activity on the Fixed income segment as compared to yesterday’s 85 deals valued at Kes 3.46 Billion.

Source: NSE

Data Compiled by Trading Room.

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