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

a total of 22,305,300 shares in 863 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 956,061,475.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, January 15), today’s data shows 15% improvement in volume, 22% improvement in turnover, but 8% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.56 trillion.

In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 15 ✅gainers and 20 ?losers.

Sasini Plc [SASN] led the gainers with ✅4.24% share price appreciation closing at KES 18.45 per share, followed by:

✅Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (+4.14%)
✅Bamburi Cement Plc [BAMB] (+3.95%)
✅Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+3.85%).

On the losing side, Bank of Kigali Group [BKG] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?10.00% closing at KES 25.20 per share, followed by:

?TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (-9.75%)
?Trans Century Plc [TCL] (-6.15%)
?Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-5.82%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 12.7 million traded shares, followed by:

➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.4m)
➖Kengen Plc [KEGN] (2.26m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.6m)

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] dropped ?0.17 points to close at 167.21

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index dropped ?2.17 points to close at 2669.63

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅2.35 points to close at 4107.13

The Derivatives Market had 2 contracts traded valued at Kes 104,000 in today’s trading session, a drop in activity from the 6 contract valued at Kes 215,500 traded yesterday.

The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 71 deals worth Kes 1.26 Billion, indicating a continued decline in activity on the Fixed income segment as compared to yesterday’s 83 deals valued at Kes 2.94 Billion.

Source: NSE

Data Compiled by Trading Room.

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