At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), a total of 16,545,600 shares in 1,004 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 505,719,914.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, December 14), today’s data shows 33% improvement in volume, 4% improvement in turnover, and 3% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.47 trillion.
In the aggregate, 42 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 18 gainers and 15 losers.
Sasini Plc [SASN] led the gainers with ✅ 8.74% share price appreciation closing at KES 22.40 per share, followed by;
✅Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation Plc [KNRE] (+2.62%),
✅East African Cables Plc [CABL] (+2.46%)
✅TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (+2.33%).
On the losing side, Kakuzi Plc [KUKZ] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻 9.09% at KES 385.00 per share, followed by;
🔻Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] (-7.69%),
🔻East African Portland Cement Company Plc [PORT] (-6.86%)
🔻Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (-2.56%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 9.68 million traded shares, followed by;
➖Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (2.16m),
➖KenGen Plc [KEGN] (1.33m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (616,200).
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained 0.02 to close at 163.13
The NSE 20 Share Index gained6.31 points to close at 1869.49
The NSE 25 Share Index gained5.40 points to close at 3617.10
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE.
Trading on the secondary bond market declined on the Nairobi Securities Exchange compared to Tuesday’s trading, with bonds valued at Kes 2.03 billion transacted in 92 deals compared to the Kes 3.83 billion worth of bonds achieved in 73 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.
The derivatives segment on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity with 1 single stock futures contract valued at Kes 11, 100 concluded, compared to the 4 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 194, 620 that was concluded at the close of Tuesday’s session.