At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 8,223,000 shares in 957 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 349,428,968.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, January 12), today’s data shows 21% decline in volume, 2% decline in turnover, and 4% decline in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.57 trillion.
In the aggregate, 50 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 17 ✅gainers and 26 🔻losers.
Car and General Kenya Plc [CGEN] led the gainers with ✅9.76% share price appreciation closing at KES 54.00 per share, followed by:
✅Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (+9.09%)
✅Trans Century Plc [TCL] (+7.94%)
✅Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+4.55%).
On the losing side, East African Breweries came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻5.31% at KES 151.50 per share, followed by:
🔻Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (-5.00%)
🔻Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] (-3.71%)
🔻BK Group Plc [BKG] (-2.44%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 2.43 million traded shares, followed by:
➖BK Group Plc [BKG] (1.5m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (852,300)
➖East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (847,800).
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined 🔻0.98 to close at 164.86
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined 🔻10.45 points to close at 1885.63
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained 🔻39.39 points to close at 3667.16
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted an increase in value, compared to Tuesday’s trading, with bonds valued at Kes 5.66 billion transacted in 92 deals compared to the Kes 4.67 billion worth of bonds achieved in 73 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a jump in activity compared to Tuesday’s trading with 10 single stock futures valued at Kes 410,470 as compared to the 1 single stock future valued at Kes 38,500 traded during the previous trading session.