At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) this week.
A total of 5,371,300 shares in 803 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 138,620,470.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, September 30), today’s data shows a 64% decline in volume, a 69% decline in turnover, and a 16% decline in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.75 trillion.
In the aggregate, 49 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 23 gainers and 11 losers.
Eaagads Plc [EGAD] led the gainers with ✅6.92% share price appreciation closing at KES 13.90 per share, followed by:
✅Olympia Capital Holdings Plc [OCH] (+6.38%)
✅Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (+5.17%)
✅Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+4.91%).
On the losing side, Trans Century Plc [TCL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻8.63% at KES 1.27 per share, followed by:
🔻WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (-5.13%)
🔻BOC Kenya Plc [BOC] (-4.23%)
🔻Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (-1.5%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 2.3 million traded shares, followed by:
➖WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (691,400)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (546,000)
➖Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (514,400).
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained 2.92 to close at 181.23
The NSE 20 Share Index gained 6.91 points to close at 2038.08
The NSE 25 Share Index gained 37.65 points to close at 3952.17
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity with 15 single stock features valued at Kes 297,900 traded during today’s trading session compared to the 21 single stock features valued at Kes 695,805 traded during the previous trading session.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline during Thursday’s trading session, with bonds valued at Kes 2.47 billion transacted in 72 deals compared to the Kes 3.39 billion worth of bonds achieved in 85 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.