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

A total of 25,224,000 shares in 1,155 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 883,628,827.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, April 6), today’s data shows 275% improvement in volume, 255% improvement in turnover, and 16% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.41 trillion.

In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 23 ✅gainers and 17 🔻losers.

Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] led the gainers with ✅10% share price appreciation closing at KES 23.10 per share, followed by :

✅Car and General Kenya Plc [CGEN] (+8.35%)
✅Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (+6.56%)
✅Carbacid Investments Plc [CARB] (+5.36%).

On the losing side, ILAM Fahari Income REIT [FAHR] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻10.95% at KES 6.18 per share, followed by:

🔻Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (-8.33%)
🔻Kapchorua Tea Company Plc [KAPC] (-6.90%)
🔻Crown Paints Kenya Plc [CRWN] (-4.53%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 17 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company [KPLC] (1.95m)
➖East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (988,300)
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (988,200).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined 🔻0.06 points to close at 159.79

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined 🔻6.96 points to close at 1856.13

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined 🔻11.24 points to close at 3535.84

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a spike in activity during Wednesday’s trading session, with 32 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 1.22 million concluded, compared to the 5 SSF contracts valued at Kes 393,100 concluded on the previous session

Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a slight increase in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 806.35 million transacted in 77 deals as compared to the Kes 647.85 million worth of bonds achieved in 105 deals in the preceding session.