At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 18,623,900 shares in 1,102 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 750,190,552.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, January 31), today’s data shows 55% improvement in volume, 29% improvement in turnover, and 20% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.57 trillion.
In the aggregate, 47 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 15 ✅gainers and 16 🔻losers.
Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] led the gainers with ✅7.57% share price appreciation closing at KES 1.99 per share, followed by:
✅Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (+6.56%)
✅Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (+4.46%)
✅TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (+3.93%).
On the losing side, Car and General Kenya Plc [CGEN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻8.86% at KES 54.00 per share, followed by:
🔻BAT Kenya Plc [BAT] (-4.27%)
🔻Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-3.14%)
🔻Express Kenya [XPRS] (-2.76%).
KCB Group Plc [KCB] recorded the highest volume of 8.16 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (4.72m)
➖KenGen Plc [KGEN] (2.26m)
➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (1.87m)
➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained ✅1.96 points to close at 165.25
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅0.04 points to close at 1889.37
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅43.35 points to close at 3723.54
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a further decline in activity, compared to Monday’s trading, with bonds valued at Kes 1.54 billion transacted in 93 deals compared to the Kes 2.37 billion worth of bonds achieved in 139 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.
The derivatives of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NEXT) posted an extended decline in activity, with 6 single stock futures and one index futures contract valued at Kes 231,500 concluded as compared to the 11 contracts valued at Kes 321,200 transacted in the previous trading session.