At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), a total of 14,596,000 shares in 1,041 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 696,778,046.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, December 16), today’s data shows 14% decline in volume, 12% improvement in turnover, and 17% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.48 trillion.
In the aggregate, 42 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 19 gainers and 12 losers.
Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] led the gainers with ✅8% share price appreciation closing at KES 6.48 per share, followed by;
✅Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+4.09%)
✅Liberty Kenya Holdings Plc [LBTY](+2.84%)
✅I&M Holdings Plc [IMH] (+2.21%).
On the losing side, KenGen [KEGN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻7.81% at KES 4.13 per share, followed by;
🔻Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation Plc [KNRE] (-4.31%)
🔻Standard Group Plc [SGL] (-3.01%)
🔻Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (-1.92%).
Nairobi Securities Exchange [NSE] recorded the highest volume of 5.8 million traded shares, followed by;
➖East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (2.82m)
➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (2.25m)
➖KCB Group [KCB] (1.25m).
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained 0.33 to close at 163.64
The NSE 20 Share Index shed 7.89 points to close at 1854.55
The NSE 25 Share Index gained1.25 points to close at 3625.08
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE.
Trading on the secondary bond market increased slightly on the Nairobi Securities Exchange compared to Thursday’s trading, with bonds valued at Kes 1.79 billion transacted in 51 deals compared to the Kes 1.77 billion worth of bonds achieved in 76 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.
There were no futures contracts traded in the derivatives segment on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.