Equity turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) rose from a low of KSh 81.5 Million on Monday 14th September 2020 to KSh 303.09 Million. This is on a volume of 11.48 Million shares in 1,059 deals.
Turnover figures recorded yesterday were the lowest since the start of 2020.
Safaricom reclaimed its position as the busiest counter, moving 5.08 Million shares at the price of KSh 30.15 per unit compared to the previous KSh 29.95, resulting in a turnover of KSh 152.99 Million. 64.3% of the trades were by foreign investors.
Stanlib Fahari Income-REIT was the second biggest mover with 1.44 Million shares traded. It’s price per unit rose 0.40% from KSh 5.02 to KSh 5.04. This resulted in a turnover of KSh 7.27 Million.
Equity moved 1.09 Million shares priced at KSh 36.95 up from the previous KSh 36.85 per share, a change of 0.27%.
The counter recorded a turnover of KSh 40.46 Million, with 58.3% of transactions driven by foreign investors.
KCB moved a volume of 902,100 shares at a constant price of KSh 38.00 per share resulting in a turnover of KSh 34.30 Million. KPLC moved a volume of 752,700 shares closing the rank of the top 5 most active counters on Tuesday.
The NSE 20 Share Index rose 3.75 points from 1,875.69 to 1,879.44 while the NSE 25 Share Index was down to 3,259.34 from the previous 3,260.66, a drop of 1.32 points. The NSE All-Share Index also declined by 0.25 points from 140.87 to 140.62.
The top gainer was Bamburi Cement whose share price rose 9.77% to KSh 24.15.
It was followed by Sanlam Kenya whose share price rose 8.84% to KSh 13.55, Williamson Tea up 7.50% to KSh 129.00, Kapchorua Tea up 6.67% to KSh 80.00 and Eaagads Limited whose share price appreciated 6.67% to KSh 12.00.
Losers were led by Crown Paints Kenya whose share price fell 4.89% to KSh 41.85, Nation Media down 4.44% to KSh 18.30, Nairobi Business Ventures which declined 4.41% to KSh 0.65, Total which was down 3,36% to KSh 23.00 and Britam whose share price fell 2.58% to KSh 7.56.
The derivatives market had two contracts valued at KSh 74,100 concluded in Tuesday’s trading session. This is lower than the four contracts valued at KSh 121,000 transacted on Monday 14th September, 2020.
The secondary bond market transacted bonds worth KSh 3.31 billion in 74 deals compared to the KSh 6.43 billion in 92 deals during Monday’s session.