At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE),
A total of 18,059,700 shares in 1,144 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 863,660,166.00, were traded. Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, January 27),
Today’s data shows 75% improvement in volume, 61% improvement in turnover, and 7% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.51 trillion.
In the aggregate, 48 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 20 gainers and 16 losers.
Longhorn Publishers Plc [LPK] led the gainers with ✅7.33% share price appreciation closing at KES 4.10 per share, followed by;
✅Car and General Kenya Plc [CGEN] (+6.93%),
✅Nairobi Business Ventures Plc [NBV] (+5.43%)
✅HF Group Plc [HFCK] (+4.07%).
On the losing side, Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻8.06% at KES 9.70 per share, followed by;
🔻Britam Holdings [BRIT](-5.14%),
🔻Umeme Plc [UMEME] (-2.94%) and
🔻Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (-2.91%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 11 million traded shares, followed by;
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.66m),
➖East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (2.02m)
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation Plc [KNRE] (639,900).
➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅1.02 points to close at 161.04
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻3.82 points to close at 1875.33
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅20.61 points to close at 3639.37
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted an increase in activity, compared to Thursday’s trading, with bonds valued at Kes 3.12 billion transacted in 109 deals compared to the Kes 2.37 billion worth of bonds achieved in 133 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.
There were 53 single stock futures valued at Kes 1,922,250 traded in today’s session on the derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange.