At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
A total of 10,270,600 shares in 1,092 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 487,466,064.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, August 13), today’s data shows 58% decline in volume, 62% improvement in turnover, and 5% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.78 trillion.
In the aggregate, 47 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 25✅ gainers and 13🔻 losers.
Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] led the gainers with✅ 10% share price appreciation closing at KES 9.24 per share, followed by:
✅ Car and General Plc [CGEN] (+9.52%)
✅ HF Group Plc [HFCK] (+7.53%)
✅ TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (+6.43%).
On the losing side, Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 8% at KES 0.23 per share, followed by:
🔻 Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (-7.09%)
🔻 Eveready E. A Plc [EVRD] (-5%)
🔻 Kapchorua Plc [KAPC] (-3.24%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 5.82 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.09m)
➖ East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (801,700)
➖ Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (475,400)
The benchmark All-Share Index [NASI] gained 1.78 points to close at 182.96
The NSE 20 Share Index gained 12.16 points to close at 1973.23
The NSE 25 Share Index gained 25.28 points to close at 3975.42
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
There were 44 single stock features valued at Kes 1.77 Million traded during today’s session on the derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during today’s trading with bonds worth Kes 1.42 billion transacted in 52 deals as compared to the Kes 3.36 billion worth of bonds achieved in 74 deals traded at the close of Friday’s trading session.
Safaricom shares have today hit an all-time high at the bourse, trading at Kes 44 per share, a 2.23 % rise the telecommunication giant moved Kes 5.82 million shares.