Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE) recorded a 44% rise in Daily Equity Turnover to KSh 331.63 Million when a total of 8.8 Million shares changed hands in 916 equity deals. There was a 31% improvement in volume compared to yesterday and 6% improvement in deals.
The NSE All Share Index was 166.79 while the NSE 20 Share Index stood at 1872.60. The NSE 25 Share Index closed at 3698.61
The day’s top price gainers were led by Williamson Tea Kenya whose share price rose 7.36% to KSh 138.50 followed by Bank of Kigali which was up 4.56% to KSh 28.65; Britam which gained 4.45% to KSh 7.04; HFCK which rose 4.34% to KSh 3.85 and Olympia Capital Holdings which was up 4.17% to KSh 2.00 per share.
The worst performers were led by Nation Media, which declined 9.75% to KSh 18.05 followed by Express Kenya which lost 7.23% to KSh 3.85; Sameer Africa which was down 6.96% to KSh 2.54; Jubilee which lost 5.56% to KSh 310.25 and Home Afrika which declined by 5.13% to KSh 0.37.
The prime movers were led by Safaricom (5.16 Million shares) followed by Centum (935,400), Equity Group (612,700) and KPLC (339,000).
The secondary bonds market had a turnover of KSh 4.2 Billion from 84 deals compared to a turnover of KSh 3.4 Billion from 84 deals.
The derivatives market remained quiet with not activity recorded.
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