At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 7,538,000 shares in 925 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 242,840,783.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, January 6), today’s data shows 10% improvement in volume, 23% decline in turnover, but 11% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.63 trillion.
In the aggregate, 47 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 16 gainers and 21 losers.
Car and General Kenya Plc [CGEN] led the gainers with ✅9.94% share price appreciation closing at KES 37.05 per share, followed by;
✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+5.26%)
✅Sasini Plc [SASN] (+4.94%)
✅Trans Century Plc [TCL] (+3.03%).
On the losing side, Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻5.05% at KES 0.94 per share, followed by;
🔻Express Kenya Plc [XPRS](-4.88%)
🔻East African Cables Plc [CABL] (-4.72%)
🔻Olympia Capital Holdings Plc [OCH] (-4.57%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 4.58 million traded shares, followed by;
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (686,300)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (637,700)
➖Nairobi Business Ventures Plc [NBV] (275,800).
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] shed 🔻0.06 points to close at 171.74
The NSE 20 Share Index gained 0.58 points to close at 1920.38
The NSE 25 Share Index gained 5.17 points to close at 3820.04
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted an increase in value, compared to Thursday’s trading, with bonds valued at Kes 0.87 billion transacted in 41 deals compared to the Kes 0.81 billion worth of bonds achieved in 47 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a rise in activity with 7 single stock features valued at Kes 310, 910 traded during today’s trading session.