The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) opened the week with rise in Equity turnover to Ksh 217 million against the Ksh 192 million posted during the previous session.
However, the number of shares traded declined to Ksh 6M shares during today’s trading session against Ksh. 7.7M shares posted on Friday.
The NSE All Share Index was down 0.18 points to close at 166.84. Consequently, the NSE 20 Share Index declined 6.70 points to end the day at 1894.48. The NSE 25 Share Index lost 9.88 points to close at 3747.73
The Banking Sector had shares worth Kes.98.7M transacted which accounted for 45.39% of the day’s traded value. Equity Group Holdings actively moved 1.6M shares valued at Kes.86.5M at between Kes.52.00 and Kes.53.00. Diamond Trust Bank down 1.67% to Kes.59.00 moved 86,000 shares valued at Kes.5M. ABSA Bank Kenya edged down 4.20% to Kes. 11.40 with shares worth Kes.2.2M transacted.
NSE Top Gainers and Losers
TPS Eastern Africa Serena came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 8.79% to Ksh 14.00 per share, followed by Uchumi Supermarket which lost 4.55% to close at Ksh 0.21, BK Group which declined 4.43% to close at Ksh 28.05, Absa bank kenya which lost 4.20% to close at Ksh 11.40 per share.
Prime movers of today’s trading session at the Nairobi Bourse were; Safaricom with 2.91 million traded shares,Equity Group Holdings (1.64m), KenGen (219,100) and Absa Bank Kenya (197,300).
The Secondary Bond market had bonds worth Kes.6Bn transacted.