At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 17,580,900 shares in 975 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 777,164,417.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, September 22), today’s data shows 16% decline in volume, 3% decline in turnover, and 9% decline in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.71 trillion.
In the aggregate, 46 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 23✅ gainers and 14 🔻losers.
Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] led the gainers with 6.09% share price appreciation closing at✅ KES 7.32 per share, followed by:
✅Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (+5%)
✅ Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+4.05%)
✅ Williamson Tea Kenya Plc [WTK] (+2.99%).
On the losing side, Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 8.33% at KES 0.22 per share, followed by:
🔻 E.A Portland Plc [PORT] (-7.26%)
🔻Crown Paints Plc [CRWN] (-7.03%)
🔻 Carbacid Plc [CARB] (-3.36%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 7.5 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (3.17m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.71m)
➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (893,700)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 0.13 to close at 178.33
The NSE 20 Share Index gained 3.11 points to close at 2046.17
The NSE 25 Share Index declined 3.60 points to close at 3926.62
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
There were no features traded during today’s trading session on the derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in today’s trading session, with bonds valued at Kes 10.66 billion transacted in 182 deals compared to the Kes 8.32 billion worth of bonds achieved in 252 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.