Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE)Equity Turnover declined to KSh 523 Million on the first trading day of the week on 19 Million shares against a turnover of KSh 17 Million valued at KSh 545.00 posted on Friday last week.
There was also reduced activity at the secondary bonds market with a turnover of KSh 2.2 Billion on 153 deals compared to a turnover of KSh 4.4 Billion on 256 deals at the end of the previous trading session.
The Derivatives market had 13 contracts worth KSh 656,250.00 concluded compared to 1 contracts worth KSh 36,500.00 transacted at the previous trading session.
The day’s top price gainer was Unga which rose 9.89% to KSh 30 followed by Sameer Africa which was up 9.35% to KSh 2.69; Kenya Power which increased its price by 8.97% to KSh 1.70; Flame Tree which edged up 6.56% to KSh 1.30 and Home Afrika which was up 5.41% to KSh 0.39.
The worst performing counters were led by Sanlam which fell 10% to KSh 13.50 followed by Liberty Kenya which shed 9.92% to KSh 6.54; BOC Kenya which declined by 8.85% to KSh 85.00; TPS Serena which lost 3.85% to KSh 12.50 and Nairobi Business Ventures which declined by 3.675 to close the day at KSh 4.99.
Safaricom was the most active counter of the day and sold 11 Million shares valued at KSh 406Million, at between KSh 35.70 and KSh 36.75 representing 77.59% of the day’s traded value.
The Banking Sector moved shares worth KSh 99 Million which accounted for 18.91% of the day’s traded value. KCB Group moved 1.3 Million shares valued at KSh 61 Million at between KSh 44.55 and KSh 45.90. Equity Group shares prices fell 3.38% to KSh 50 and sold 573,000 shares valued at KSh 28.7 Million.
Other active counters included E.A Breweries which sold 27,000 shares worth KSh 4 Million at the price of KSh 159.00 per share.
Kenya Power gained 8.97% to KSh 1.70 on a volume of 4.5 Million shares worth KSh 7.7 Million.