At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 15,436,300 shares in 1,094 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 578,074,318.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, July 29), today’s data shows 6% improvement in volume, 48% improvement in turnover, and 6% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.7 trillion.
In the aggregate, 52 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 15✅ gainers and 23? losers.
Limuru Tea Plc [LIMT] led the gainers with 6.46% share price appreciation closing at✅ KES 280.00 per share, followed by:
✅ Olympia Capital Holdings[OCH] (+5.61%)
✅ CIC Insurance Plc [CIC] (+4.59%)
✅ Kapchorua Plc [KAPC] (+4.09%).
On the losing side, Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 8% at? KES 0.23 per share, followed by:
? Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (-5.17%)
? Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] (-5.11%)
? Carbacid Plc [CARB] (-3.23%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 9.1 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.87m)
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.52m)
➖ Uchumi SupermarketsPlc [UCHM] (724,400)
The benchmarks NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined? 0.29 points to close at 177.52
The NSE 20 Share Index declined? 13.21 points to close at 1974.29
The NSE 25 Share Index declined? 16.47 points to close at 3890.09
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during Today’s trading session, with 23 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 704,855 concluded, compared to the 21 contracts valued at Kes 565,195 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 5.89 billion transacted in 97 deals as compared to the Kes 4.84 billion worth of bonds achieved in 122 deals in the preceding session