Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE) recorded a 93.4% dip in equity turnover to KSh 56.4 Million from the previous day’s KSh 856.5 Million.
The volume of shares traded also fell significantly to 6.4 Million from the previous 17.8 Million while equity deals were up 1,145 from the previous day’s 961.
Gainers and Losers
The top gainers were led by Standard Group Limited, whose share price rose by 6.21% to KSh 17.10. It was followed by Liberty Kenya which was up 4.36% to KSh 8.14, then HF Group which gained 1.89% to KSh 3.77, WPPScanGroup which gained 1.82% to KSh 5.04 and Centum Investment Company which rose 1.45% to KSh 17.45.
The worst-performing stocks were led by Home Afrika which declined by 5% to KSh 0.38 followed by Umeme Limited which fell 4.41% to KSh 6.50, then Sasini which was down 3.53% to KSh 19.15, TPS East Africa(Serena) which declined by 3.03% to KSh 16.00 and NSE whose share price was down 2.80% to KSh 9.04.
The NSE All-Share Index was up 0.08 points to 176.17 while the benchmark NSE 20 Share Index was down 7.29 points to close at 1974.15. The NSE 25 Share Index was down 4.57 points to close at 3828.16
The Secondary Bonds market also went south and had a turnover of KSh 2.9 Billion from 95 deals compared to a turnover of KSh 3.2 Million from 83 deals the previous day.
The Derivatives Market had 13 contracts worth KSh 486,250 compared to 12 contracts worth KSh 446,730 the previous day.