At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
A total of 32,837,300 shares in 966 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 253,455,645.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, August 11), today’s data shows 176% improvement in volume, 52% decline in turnover, but 1% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.75 trillion.
In the aggregate, 46 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 14✅ gainers and 23🔻 losers.
Umeme Limited [UMME] led the gainers with✅ 9.38% share price appreciation closing at KES 7.00 per share, followed by:
✅ ILAM Fahari IREIT [FAHR] (+3.55%)
✅ Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (+2.36%)
✅ Williamson Tea Kenya Plc [WTK] (+1.67%).
On the losing side, Car & General Plc [CGEN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 10% at🔻 KES 31.50 per share, followed by:
🔻Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] (-9.09%)
🔻 Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] (-8.5%)
🔻 Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-8.09%).
Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] recorded the highest volume of 24.4 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (2.75m)
➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (1.31m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY](1.16m)
The benchmark All-Share Index [NASI] gained 0.11 points to close at 180.67
The NSE 20 Share Index declined 9.97 points to close at 1952.28
The NSE 25 Share Index declined1.01 points to close at 3933.23
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a growth in activity during today’s trading session, with 26 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 1.08 millon concluded, compared to the 5 contracts valued at Kes 226,040 concluded during Wednesday’s trading session.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during today’s trading with bonds worth Kes 3.57 billion transacted in 73 deals as compared to the Kes 5.99 billion worth of bonds achieved in 70 deals traded at the close of trading yesterday.