At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 27,205,800 shares in 1,381 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 1,010,609,179.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, October 7), today’s data shows 300% improvement in volume, 291% improvement in turnover, and 62% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.67 trillion.
In the aggregate, 47 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 16✅ gainers and 23🔻 losers.
Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] led the gainers with 7.14% share price appreciation closing at✅ KES 30.00 per share, followed by:
✅ Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (+3.03%)
✅KenGen Plc [KEGN] (+2.58%)
✅ Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+2.56%).
On the losing side, Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻8.23% at KES 5.80 per share, followed by:
🔻Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-7.92%)
🔻 Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (-7.75%)
🔻Crown Paints Plc [CRWN] (-4.22%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 22.2 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ KenGen Plc [KEGN](1.15m)
➖ Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (1.05m)
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (767,400)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined🔻 1.88 to close at 175.82
The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻 9.31 points to close at 1992.92
The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻33.48 points to close at 3834.90
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded an increase in activity with 26 single stock features valued at Kes 829,120 traded during today’s trading session compared to the 17 single stock features valued at Kes 606,270 traded during the previous trading session.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during Friday’s trading session, with bonds valued at Kes 1.61 billion transacted in 71 deals compared to the Kes 1.33 billion worth of bonds achieved in 98 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.