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At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange

A total of 11,113,200 shares in 872 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 349,087,720.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, May 11), today’s data shows 50% decline in volume, 61% decline in turnover, and 15% decline in deals.

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.54 trillion.

In the aggregate, 49 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 17✅ gainers and 21 🔻losers.

Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] led the gainers with✅ 7.14% share price appreciation closing at KES 0.45 per share, followed by:

✅ Standard Group Plc [SGL] (+5.26%)
✅ East African Cables Plc [CABL] (+3.2%)
✅Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (+3.1%).

On the losing side, Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻7.32% at KES 4.05 per share, followed by:

🔻 BOC Gases Kenya Plc [BOC] (-5.49%)
🔻 TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (-4.31%)
🔻 Umeme Limited [UMME] (-3.22%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 5.8 million traded shares, followed by:

➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.06m)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (897,900)
➖Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (559,000)

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined🔻1.55 points to close at 167.40
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻 1.70 points to close at 1861.14
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻 27.02 points to close at 3604.01

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during today’s trading session, with 74 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 2.42 million concluded, compared to the 14 SSF contracts valued at Kes 599,065 concluded during the previous session

Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 3.11 billion transacted in 96 deals as compared to the Kes  6.83 billion worth of bonds achieved in 122 deals in the preceding session.