Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE) recorded a decline in daily equity turnover to KSh 180.9 Million when trading ended at the bourse this Monday, 4th April 2022.
When trading ended at the bourse last Friday, turnover was KSh 485.7; thus, this Monday’s data shows a decline of 168.9% in equity turnover.
The volume of shares also declined to 7.8 Million compared to 15.8 Million in the previous trading session.
The NSE All-Share Index was up 2.16 points to 158.24, while the NSE 20 Share Index was up 5.62 points to close at 1849.89. The NSE 25 Share Index was up 30.26 points to close at 3582.15.
The NSE 20 share Index was up 5.62 points to stand at 1849.89. All Share Index NASI picked up 2.16 points to settle at 158.24. The NSE 25 Share Index added 30.26 points to stand at 3582.15.
Fahari I-REIT was the top price gainer, at 8.14% to KSh 6.38, followed by E.A Cables which rose 6.86% to KSh 1.09; E.A Portland, which was up 5.50% to KSh 6.90; Uchumi which edged up 5.26% to KSh 0.20 and Kenya Power which gained 5.07% to KSh 1.45.
Car&General was the worst performer, with its share price declining 7.46% to KSh 62.00, followed by Flame Tree Group, which fell by 6.25% to KSh 1.20; HF Group, which was down 3.81% to KSh 3.03; Nairobi Business Ventures, which declined by 3.38% to KSh 4.57 and Longhorn Publishers which fell 2.93% to KSh 3.31.
The Banking Sector had shares worth KSh 21 Million, which accounted for 11.63% of the day’s traded value. KCB Group had 250,000 shares valued at KSh 10.9 Million transacted between KSh 43.00 and KSh 44.20. Equity moved 69,000 shares values at KSh 3.3 Million and closed at KSh 49.15. NCBA Group remained steady at KSh 25.95 with shares worth KSh3.2 Million transacted.
Safaricom was the day’s biggest mover, with 3 Million shares valued at KSh 106 Million, changing hands between KSh 34.85 and KSh 36.00, representing 58.60% of the day’s traded value.
The Manufacturing & Allied sector had shares valued at KSh32Million, representing 17.78% of the day’s traded value. E.A Breweries moved 203,000 shares worth KSh30.6Million at between KSh150.00 and KSh 151.00.
The Secondary Bonds Market had a bonds turnover of KSh 6.5 Billion from 115 deals compared to KSh 2.8 Billion from 108 deals in the previous trading session.