Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE) turnover declined to KSh 130.97 Million when trading ended this Thursday, 7th January, 2021, a fall of 78%.
This is on a volume of 5.7 Million shares that exchanged hands compared to 21 Million shares at the previous trading session.
With a total market capitalization at KSh 2.36 Trillion, the NSE All-Share Index picked up 0.12 points to stand at 153.94, while the NSE 20 Share Index settled at 1879.92, a rise of 10.66 points. The NSE 25 Share Index was 3438.04, an increase of 9.21 points.
Top price gainers
The top price gainer was EAAGADS which gained 8% to KSh 13.50 from the previous KSh 12.50. Other gainers were Standard Group whose price was up 7.14% to KSh 22.50, Liberty Holdings which rose 4.05% to KSh 7.70, Sameer which gained 3.78% to KSh 3.57, and Britam whose share price was up 3.71% to KSh 7.26.
The worst performers were led by East African Cables which lost 9.66% to trade at KSh 1.31, Uchumi which fell 6.67% to KSh 0.28, Home Afrika which lost 5% to KSh 0.38, Flame Tree Group Holdings which declined 2.26% to KSh 1.30 and Nairobi Business Ventures whose price fell 2.15% to KSh 4.55.
Safaricom was the prime mover with a volume of 2Million shares valued at KSh 73Million transacted at between KSh34.60 and KSh35.05.
In the banking sector, Equity Group Holdings moved 897,000 shares valued at KSh 32Million at between KSh36.00 and KSh36.25.
Standard Chartered Bank moved 33,000 shares valued at KSh4.7Million and closed at KSh139.75. KCB Group was down fifty cents to KSh38.00 and moved 60,000 shares worth KSh2.2Million.
The banking sector moved shares worth KSh43.5 Million, accounting to 33.225 of the day’s total turnover.
Other movers in the Construction & Allied included Bamburi Cement which moved 159,000 shares valued at KSh6Million at KSh38.50.
Centum was the main feature in the investment sector, its share price rose by 1.17% to KSh 17.25, up from KSh17.05 registered the previous session, with a turnover of KSh 2.3Million.
The derivatives market had 10 single stock futures contracts valued at KSh 364,870 transacted. This was compared to deals worth KSh 79,920 concluded previously.
The secondary bond market at the NSE had bonds worth KSh 606.05 Million traded in 24 deals. This is compared to KSh 1.53 billion achieved in 26 deals during the previous trading session.
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