At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 12,436,600 shares in 977 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 487,782,886.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, December 10), today’s data shows 33% decline in volume, 31% decline in turnover, but 29% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.47 trillion.
In the aggregate, 44 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 16 ✅gainers and 15 🔻losers.
Umeme Limited [UMME] led the gainers with ✅9.52% share price appreciation closing at KES 6.90 per share, followed by:
✅East African Portland Cement Company Plc [PORT] (+8.02%)
✅Britam Holdings Plc [BRIT] (+2.87%)
✅Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (+2.42%).
On the losing side, Standard Group Plc [SGL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻8.72% at KES 13.60 per share, followed by:
🔻Eaagads Limited [EGAD] (-2.51%)
🔻TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (-2.27%)
🔻Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-2.18%)
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 9.8 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (492,700)
➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (362,000)
➖KenGen Plc [KEGN] (336,800).
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 0.43 to close at 163.11
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅6.72 points to close at 1863.18
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅17.53 points to close at 3611.70
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted gains compared to Friday’s trading, with bonds valued at Kes 3.83 billion transacted in 73 deals compared to the Kes 1.78 billion worth of bonds achieved in 119 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.
The derivatives segment on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted gains in activity with 4 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 194,620 conclude, compared to the 1 single stock futures contract valued at Kes 10,960 that was concluded at the close of Friday’s session.