At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
A total of 18,277,600 shares in 1,026 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 504,255,855.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, March 8), today’s data shows 14% improvement in volume, 9% decline in turnover, but 8% improvement in deals.
The current Nairobi Securities Exchange market capitalization is KES 2.39 trillion.
In the aggregate, 47 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 20✅ gainers and 20? losers.
Eveready E.A Plc [EVRD] led the gainers with 9.8% share price appreciation closing at✅ KES 1.12 per share, followed by:
✅Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (+7.88%)
✅TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE](+7.79%)
✅TransCentury Plc [TCL] (+5%).
On the losing side, Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?9.62% at KES 21.60 per share, followed by:
?Kapchorua Plc [KAPC] (-7.94%)
?Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (-6.45%)
?Sasini Plc [SASN] (-6.06%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 7.2 million traded shares, followed by:
➖KenGen Plc [KEGN] (5.24m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.76m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.2m)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 0.68 to close at 158.60
The NSE 20 Share Index declined 10.99 points to close at 1921.94
The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅ 7.08 points to close at 3539.89
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market recorded an increase during today’s trading session with 36 contracts valued at Kes 1,329,400 concluded as compared to the 27 contracts valued at Kes 919,850 traded during the previous trading session.
The secondary bond market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange has recorded an increase in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 4.09 billion traded in 53 deals as compared to the Kes 2.96 billion achieved in 72 deals concluded in the previous trading session.