At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE),
A total of 11,837,000 shares in 964 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 450,587,202.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, January 21), today’s data shows 15% improvement in volume, 67% improvement in turnover, and 20% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.55 trillion.
In the aggregate, 49 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 20 gainers and 20 losers.
Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] led the gainers with ✅9.50% share price appreciation closing at KES 4.38 per share, followed by:
✅Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (+8.94%)
✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+5.56%)
✅Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] (+5.29%).
On the losing side, Williamson Tea Kenya Plc [WTK] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻3.7% at KES 130.00 per share, followed by:
🔻TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (-3.45%)
🔻BOC Kenya Plc [BOC] (-3.42%)
🔻Kapchorua Tea Company Plc [KAPC] (-3.06%).
Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 5.69 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (3.48m)
➖Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (1.21m)
➖CIC Insurance Group Plc [CIC] (268,200)
➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined🔻0.53 to close at 164.13
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻6.06 points to close at 1886.48
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻9.83 points to close at 3686.12
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity, compared to Friday’s trading, with bonds valued at Kes 1.17 billion transacted in 54 deals compared to the Kes 0.82 billion worth of bonds achieved in 59 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange saw an increase in activity in today’s trading session compared to Friday’s trading with 19 single stock futures valued at Kes 830,670 as compared to the 6 single stock futures valued at Kes 215,980 traded during the previous trading session.