Nairobi Securities Exchange( NSE) recorded a decline in turnover to KSh 423.65 Million this Friday, a drop of 57% compared to KSh 994.8 Million’s turnover when trading closed this Thursday, 10th December 2020.
The volume of shares traded also fell 36% to 23.22 Million from 36.40 Million at the close of this Thursday.
With a total market capitalization of NSE at KSh 2.21 Trillion, the bourse had 22 gainers while 15 counters recorded declines.
Bank of Kigali was the top gainer, with its prices up 9.81% to KSh 20.15 compared to KSh 18.35 previously. This was on a small lot of 100 shares resulting in a turnover of KSh 2,015.
Other price gainers were Umeme Limited, which was up 9.76% to KSh 7.20, Bamburi, which rose 9.58% to KSh 38.90 from the previous KSh 35.50. This was on a volume of 74,800 and a turnover of KSh 2.91 Million in 61 deals.
Express Kenya also gained 9.52% to KSh 2.99 while Sanlam Kenya’s share price rose 4.98% from KSh 12.05 to KSh 12.65 on a volume of 400 shares and turnover of KSh 5,055 in 3 deals.
The worst performers were led by Home Afrika Limited, which was down 7.32% to KSh 0.38, followed by HFCK, which declined 6.675 to KSh 3.08, WPP ScanGroup shares, which shed 4.92% to KSh 6.18 from KSh 6.50 previously.
Eaagads Limited was down 4,72% to KSh 12.10 from KSh 12.70 on a volume of 800 and a turnover of KSh 9670.00 in two deals. FTGH was the 5th worst performer, its share price declining 4.58% to KSh 1.25.
The biggest movers were led by Carbacid Investments Limited, with a market capitalization of KSh 3.01 Billion, which moved a volume of 12.83 Million. It was followed by Safaricom(4.21 Million), Equity Group( 3.21 Million), KPLC(1.67 Million), and Nairobi Business Ventures(198,300).
The NSE All-Share Index gained 1.15 points to close at 147.12. The NSE 20 Share Index gained 12.00 points to close at 1794.06. The NSE 25 Share Index gained 16.15 points to close at 3296.62
The derivatives market had 31 single stocks futures contracts valued at KSh 1.18 Million transacted. This was an increase compared to 11 contracts valued at KSh 298,150 transacted on Thursday, 10th December 2020.
Bonds worth KSh 2.67 Billion traded in 44 deals during Friday’s session compared to the KSh 1.54 Billion achieved in 62 deals made this Thursday.
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