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

A total of 7,174,900 shares in 1,040 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 246,005,403.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, July 14), today’s data shows 46% decline in volume, 35% decline in turnover, and 5% decline in deals.

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.72 trillion.

In the aggregate, 49 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 23 ✅gainers and 19🔻 losers.

Standard Group Plc [SGL] led the gainers with✅ 8.38% share price appreciation closing at KES 18.75 per share, followed by:

✅KenGen Plc [KEGN] (+8%)
✅Jubilee Holdings Plc [JUB] (+7.54%)
✅ Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (+6.83%).

On the losing side, Crown Paints Plc [CRWN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 9.82% at KES 22.50 per share, followed by:

🔻 Eveready E.A Plc [EVRD] (-7.62%)
🔻 Olympia Capital Holdings[OCH] (-6.98%)
🔻 CIC Insurance Plc [CIC] (-5.52%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 3.7 million traded shares, followed by:

➖ WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (557,000
➖ Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (404,700)
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (378,400).

➡️The benchmarks NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅2.69 points to close at 178.78
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅14.30 points to close at 1969.79
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅ 43.72 points to close at 3904.50

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during Today’s trading session, with 19 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 1.45 million concluded, compared to the 28 contracts valued at Kes 753,650 concluded on 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 2.68 billion transacted in 82 deals as compared to the Kes 4.76 billion worth of bonds achieved in  49 deals in the preceding session.