At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 23,328,400 shares in 984 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 905,826,838.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, December 8), today’s data shows 15% improvement in volume, 26% improvement in turnover, and 3% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.42 trillion.
In the aggregate, 43 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 20 gainers and 13 losers.
TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] led the gainers with a ✅10.00% share price appreciation closing at KES 15.40 per share, followed by:
✅Standard Group Plc [SGL] (+9.96%)
✅Centum Investment Company Plc [CTUM] (+3.50%)
✅STANLIB Fahari Income REIT [FAHR] (+3.23%).
On the losing side, Car and General Kenya Plc [CGEN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻10.00% at KES 31.50 per share, followed by:
🔻Trans Century Plc [TCL] (-4.48%)
🔻East African Cables Plc [CABL] (-3.20%)
🔻Standard Chartered Bank Kenya [SCBK] (-2.75%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 12.2 million traded shares, followed by:
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (5.88m)
➖KenGen Plc [KEGN] (1.35m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.26m).
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 1.07 to close at 160.03
The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅7.84 points to close at 1838.69
The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅18.72 points to close at 3548.33
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange was higher compared to Tuesday’s trading, with bonds valued at Kes 5.05 billion transacted in 64 deals compared to the Kes 3.05 billion worth of bonds achieved in 40 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) was muted with no contracts trading during today’s trading session. This was from the 2 single stock features valued at Kes 57,000 traded during Wednesday’s trading session.