At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 23,432,900 shares in 1,445 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 1,655,638,107.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, August 16), today’s data shows 128% improvement in volume, 240% improvement in turnover, and 32% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.85 trillion.
In the aggregate, 48 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 22✅ gainers and 18🔻 losers.
Eaagads Plc [EGAD] led the gainers with✅ 9.73% share price appreciation closing at KES 12.40 per share, followed by:
✅ Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (+9.3%)
✅Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (+3.92%)
✅ Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+3.79%).
On the losing side, Standard Group Plc [SGL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻10% at KES 18.00 per share, followed by:
🔻 Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (-4.73%)
🔻Umeme Plc [UMME] (-4.37%)
🔻 Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (-3.48%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 12 million traded shares, followed by;
➖ East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (5.07m)
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.08m)
➖ Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (1m)
The benchmark All-Share Index [NASI] gained 4.50 points to close at 187.46
The NSE 20 Share Index gained 19.03 points to close at 1996.26
The NSE 25 Share Index gained 99.85 points to close at 4075.27
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
There was a slight improvement on the derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange with 39 single stock features valued at Kes 1.77 Million traded during today’s session compared to 44 single stock features valued at Kes 1.76 million tradings during yesterday’s trading session
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during today’s trading with bonds worth Kes 5.03 billion transacted in 70 deals as compared to the Kes 1.42 billion worth of bonds achieved in 52 deals traded at the close of Monday’s trading session.
Safaricom shares have again hit an all time high at the bourse trading at Kes 45 during today’s session. The listed company moved Kes 12 Million shares during today’s session.