Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) had a turnover of KSh 462.95 Million when trading ended this Thursday, 14th January 2021. This turnover is compared to KSh 248.9 Million on the day prior.
A total of 14,107,700 shares exchanged hands in 1,139 deals this Thursday compared to a volume of 8,476,600 shares that exchanged hands in 951 deals on Wednesday.
Top price gainer
Stanbic Holdings Plc was the top price gainer, rising 9.78% to close at KSh 87.00. This was on a volume of 100 shares and a turnover of KSh 8,700.00.
Over the past 52 weeks, SBIC has traded between a low of KSh 72.25 and a high of KSh 118.50.
Other top price gainers were BOC Kenya whose price was up 8.30% to KSh 62.00, Bamburi Cement which was up 6.17% to KSh 43.90, and Nairobi Business Ventures gained 4.11% to KSh 4.56 and Safaricom which was up 3.99% to KSh 36.50.
Worst price performers
The worst performers were led by TPS East Africa (Serena), which declined 7.78% to KSh 16.00.
Other laggards were Sameer Africa which was down 5.99% to KSh 3.45, Olympia Capital which declined 5.83% to KSh 2.26, Kenya Reinsurance which was down 5.56% to KSh 2.55 and Eveready which depreciated 5.22% to KSh 1.09.
NSE Prime Movers
The biggest movers were led by Safaricom whose price was up 3.99% to close at KSh 36.60 from the previous KSh 35.10. The counter touched a new all-time high of KSh 37.00 during the day’s trading session.
This was on a volume of 8.38 Million in 305 deals that resulted in a turnover of KSh 305.82 Million, attracting 55.6% participation from foreign investors.
Other prime movers were Equity Group (2.70 Million shares), KCB Group (797,800), Uchumi( 608,000) and KPLC( 211,500). Foreign investors were most dominant on the Equity Group counter at 68.2%.
The NSE All-Share Index benchmark was down 2.58% to 154.18 from 158.26 while the NSE 20 Share Index declined 1.28% to 1896.46. The NSE 20 also declined 1.56% to 3444.02.
The derivatives market had 30 contracts valued at KSh 851,925 concluded compared to 7 contracts valued at KSh 199,140 in the prior session.
Bonds worth KSh 1.04 billion were traded in 41 deals compared to KSh 922.35 Million achieved in 45 deals during the prior session.
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