At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 10,713,800 shares in 1,278 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 334,298,808.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, August 26), today’s data shows 51% decline in volume, 50% decline in turnover, and 5% decline in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.85 trillion.
In the aggregate, 44 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 20✅ gainers and 16🔻 losers.
Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] led the gainers with✅ 9.97% share price appreciation closing at KES 4.19 per share, followed by:
✅ Eveready E.A Plc [EVRD] (+7.69%)
✅Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (+7.54%)
✅ TransCentury Plc [TCL] (+6.45%).
On the losing side, CIC Insurance Plc [CIC] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 5.17% at KES 2.75 per share, followed by:
🔻ILAM Fahari IREIT [FAHR] (-2.59%)
🔻Standard Group Plc [SGL] (-2.18%)
🔻Sasini Plc [SASN] (-1.84%).
Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 2.94 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (1.95m)
➖WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN](1.63m)
➖KenGen Plc [KEGN](936,600)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined🔻 0.20 points to close at 187.20
The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻 4.46 points to close at 2034.30
The NSE 25 Share Index gained 1.06 points to close at 4093.06
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
There derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity with 28 single stock features valued at Kes 559,060 traded during today’s trading session compared to the 9 single stock features valued at Kes 255,950 traded during the previous trading session.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in today’s trading session, with bonds valued at Kes 2.24 billion transacted in 119 deals as compared to the Kes 1.21 billion worth of bonds achieved in 60 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.