At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 16,311,000 shares in 1,227 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 550,021,133.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, September 8), today’s data shows 48% improvement in volume, 67% improvement in turnover, but 11% decline in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.73 trillion.
In the aggregate, 48 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 20✅ gainers and 18🔻 losers.
Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] led the gainers with✅ 9.2% share price appreciation closing at KES 3.80 per share, followed by:
✅ Umeme Limited [UMME] (+4.55%)
✅ Sasini Plc [SASN] (+3.72%)
✅ Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+2.56%).
On the losing side, Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 8.64% at KES 2.01 per share, followed by:
🔻Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (-8.57%)
🔻Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (-8.17%)
🔻Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] (-6.71%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 7.34 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (2.16m)
➖ Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (2.03m)
➖ Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (1.75m)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained 1.24 points to close at 179.78
The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻 4.24 points to close at 2062.22
The NSE 25 Share Index gained 21.64 points to close at 3931.36
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity with 28 single stock features valued at Kes 837,605 traded during today’s trading session compared to the 38 single stock features valued at Kes 1.65 million traded during the previous trading session.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in today’s trading session, with bonds valued at Kes 2.60 billion transacted in 72 deals compared to the Kes 2.10 billion worth of bonds achieved in 58 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.