At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 14,508,200 shares in 1,036 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 390,886,629.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, July 28), today’s data shows 58% improvement in volume, 82% improvement in turnover, and 2% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.7 trillion.
In the aggregate, 50 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 29✅ gainers and 14? losers.
Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] led the gainers with✅ 8.92% share price appreciation closing at KES 11.60 per share, followed by:
✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR](+7.89%)
✅Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (+5.82%)
✅CIC Insurance Plc [CIC] (+4.81%).
On the losing side, E. A Portland Plc [PORT] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?9.89% at KES 8.20 per share, followed by:
?Limuru Tea Plc [LIMT] (-6.07%)
?Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (-4.43%)
?Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-4.11%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 3.73 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (2.29m)
➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (2.02m)
➖Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (1.91m)
The benchmarks NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 0.89 points to close at 177.81
The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅ 9.47 points to close at 1978.50
The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅ 25.71 points to close at 3906.56
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during Today’s trading session, with 21 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 565,195 concluded, compared to the 20 contracts valued at Kes 371,150 concluded on the previous session.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 4.84 billion transacted in 122 deals as compared to the Kes 3.48 billion worth of bonds achieved in 52 deals in the preceding session