Turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) stood at KSh 211.2 Million when trading at the bourse ended today with a total of 10,359, 700 shares traded. This is compared to a turnover of KSh 211.9 Million on Thursday. There was, however, a 5% improvement in volumes.
Standard Group was the top gainer at the end of today’s trade with its share price appreciating 8.70% from KSh 23 to KSh 25.00. Nation Media was the worst performer with its share price dropping 14.31% to KSh 9.04 from KSh 10.55. Scan Group share price dropped 12.11% from KSh 11.30 to KSh 9.92.
Safaricom was the most active counter, moving 2.1 Million shares. It was followed by KCB (2.05Million), ABSA (1.91Million) and Co-operative Bank of Kenya (943,200).
The benchmark NSE All Share Index(NASI)rose by 0.99 points to settle at 130.58. The NSE 20 Share Index gained 1.20 points to end at 1758.08.
The derivatives market transacted 8 contracts valued at KSh 284,400. This is compared to 7 contracts valued at KSh 190,500 concluded on Thursday. The secondary bond market had bonds worth KSh 4.01 Billion in 73 deals today. This is KSh 1.95 Billion in 96 deals on Thursday.
The NewGold ETF was up 6.06% to KSh 2, 100 and moved 16,000 units valued at KSh 32.5 Million.