The Kenyan Stock Market
The Nairobi Securities Opened the week with a total of 9.3Million shares valued at Kes.458 Million against 21M shares valued at Kes 477 Million posted on Friday.
The NSE 20 Share Index was down 14.68 points to stand at 3824.60 affected majorly by the banking sector.
-Banking Sector Index suffered 0.84% in loss with only Co-Operative Bank gaining 0.59% with 0.16Mn shares exchanging. NIC Bank slipped 2.33% lower to trade at a y-t-d low of KES 42.00.
All Share Index (NASI) shed 0.76 points to stand at 141.10.
The NSE 25 Share Index was down 28.63 points to settle at 4017.30
Top 5 Gainers Of The Day
Top 5 Losers Of The Day
Market Capitalization opened the week at 0.53% lower. Kenol, Safaricom and EABL were the day’s top movers with 38.82% of day’s volumes and 66.68% of turnover.
NSE Top Movers Of The Day
Foreign activity was at 81.54% as the foreign investors assumed a net buying position by accounting for 87.9% of total market buys and 75.2% of market sales.
Kenyan Shilling Performance
- Against the US Dollar, the Kenyan Shilling weakened 0.05% year-to-date.
East African Stock Markets
- Uganda: The USE ALSI gained 0.1% to close at 1,795.20 while USE LSI dropped minimally to close at 418.99.
- Rwanda: The USE RSI and RSE ALSI remained constant to close at 146.89 and 130.61 respectively.
The Bond Market
The Bond market witnessed a downswing with bonds worth Kes.555 Million transacted compared to Kes.2.7 Billion transacted in the previous session.