Turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) edged upwards to KSh 442.97 Million at the end of today’s trading, up from KSh 179.04 Million last Monday.
The banking sector dominated the trading with KCB group moving 4.47 Million shares, followed by ABSA (2.02 Million) and Equity (1.96 Million). Safaricom lost its dominant position, coming in 4th with 666,900 shares traded followed by Standard Chartered which moved 600,200 shares.
The top price gainer was Eveready, whose price rose 5.43% to KSh 0.97. It was followed by Diamond Trust Bank, which gained 4.10% to close trading at KSh 63.50.
Sanlam Kenya had its stock price rise 3.75% to KSh 12.50 while Nation Media Group share price edged upwards by 2.60% to KSh 15.80. Home Afrika’s share price increased by 2.27% to KSh 0.45.
The biggest price losers were led by TPS Serena, which plunged 8.25% to KSh 14.45 followed by Liberty Kenya Holdings, which was down 7.18% to close at KSh 7.24. Others losers were I&M Holdings which lost 2.22% to trade at KSh 44.00, EABL which shed off 2.07% to sell at KSh 153.75 and Centum whose price fell 1.90% to KSh 18.10.
The NSE 20 Share Index rose 0.01% to 1799.38 on Monday compared to 1799.29 on Friday last week,
The NSE 25 Share Index slipped 0.85% to 3189.25 from the previous 3216.66. The NSE All-Share Index was down 1% from 141.21 to 139.80.
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