At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 13,485,600 shares in 886 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 414,608,365.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, September 24), today’s data shows 23% improvement in volume, 10% improvement in turnover, but 9% decline in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.7 trillion.
In the aggregate, 45 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 26✅ gainers and 11🔻 losers.
Eaagads Plc [EGAD] led the gainers with 8.59% share price appreciation closing at✅ KES 13.90 per share, followed by:
✅ Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (+7.69%)
✅ Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+4.55%)
✅ Eveready E. A Plc [EVRD](+3.81%).
On the losing side, Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 8.66% at KES 6.54 per share, followed by:
🔻 Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-5.14%)
🔻 Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (-4.67%)
🔻 Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (-2.56%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 7.59 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (3.06m)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (930,400)
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (550,500).
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 0.26 to close at 178.07
The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅ 15.65 points to close at 2055.40
The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅ 6.14 points to close at 3924.61
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity with 34 single stock features valued at Kes 1.52 million traded during today’s trading session compared to the 15 single stock features valued at Kes 676,110 traded during the previous trading session.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in today’s trading session, with bonds valued at Kes 2.79 billion transacted in 71 deals compared to the Kes 6.27 billion worth of bonds achieved in 169 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.