At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 14,304,800 shares in 937 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 136,859,518.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, September 27), today’s data shows 6% improvement in volume, 67% decline in turnover, but 6% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.69 trillion.
In the aggregate, 48 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 17✅ gainers and 23🔻 losers.
Car & General Plc [CGEN] led the gainers with✅ 9.68% share price appreciation closing at KES 34.00 per share, followed by:
✅ Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+5.42%)
✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+5.26%)
✅ Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+4.35%).
On the losing side, Eveready E. A Plc [EVRD]came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻4.59% at KES 1.04 per share, followed by:
🔻 Carbacid Plc [CARB] (-4.58%)
🔻 TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (-2.85%)
🔻 HF Group Plc [HFCK] (-2.76%).
Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] recorded the highest volume of 10.4 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (2.1m)
➖ Nairobi Business Ventures Plc [NBV] (244,200)
➖ WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (204,800)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined🔻 0.87 to close at 177.20
The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻 7.59 points to close at 2047.82
The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻 13.93 points to close at 3910.68
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity with 16 single stock features valued at Kes 646,750 traded during today’s trading session compared to the 34 single stock features valued at Kes 1.52 million 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 5.28 billion transacted in 166 deals compared to the Kes 2.79 billion worth of bonds achieved in 71 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.