At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 16,722,100 shares in 1,131 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 679,056,177.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, December 2), today’s data shows 1% decline in volume, 28% improvement in turnover, but 15% decline in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.42 trillion.
In the aggregate, 49 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 17✅ gainers and 20🔻 losers.
Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] led the gainers with✅ 9.74% share price appreciation closing at KES 4.17 per share, followed by:
✅ Car & General Plc [CGEN] (+9.55%)
✅ Standard Group Plc [SGL] (+8.52%)
✅ KenGen Plc [KEGN] (+7.43%).
On the losing side, Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 8.33% at KES 0.22 per share, followed by:
🔻Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-4.15%)
🔻 Centum Investment Plc [CTUM] (-3.04%)
🔻 Britam Holdings Plc [BRIT] (-2.8%).
Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 7.39 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (6.32m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (868,700)
➖ Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (307,200)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined 2.21 to close at 160.03
The NSE 20 Share Index declined 4.57 points to close at 1839.46
The NSE 25 Share Index declined35.56 points to close at 3533.74
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE.
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a rise in activity with 40 single stock features valued at Kes 1.52 million traded during today’s trading session compared to the 23 single stock features valued at Kes 922,050 traded during the previous trading session.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in turnover during Today’s trading session, with bonds valued at Kes 0.89 billion transacted in 74 deals compared to the Kes 2.47 billion worth of bonds achieved in 103 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.