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NSE daily Equity turnover rises 40% to KSh 450.4 Million



The Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE) recorded an increase in equity turnover to KSh 450,390,042.00 at the end of the first day of the trading week compared to a turnover of KSh 322,704,536 when trading ended at the bourse of Friday last week, an increase of 39.57%

The volume of shares traded also rose to 11,796,500 today compared to 9,133,000 previously while the number of equity deals also increased to 1054 from 845 last Friday.


The benchmark NSE All Share Index was down 0.53 points to 164.13 while the NSE 20 Share Index declined by 6.06 points to close at 1886.48. The NSE 25 Share Index shed 9.83 points to stand at 3686.12

Equity was the day’s prime mover with a volume of 5.69 Million shares changing hands at between KSh 51.25 and KSh 52.00 followed by Safaricom(3.48 Million) at the price of between KSh 37.00 and 37.65, NSE( 1.21 Million), CIC( 268,200) and Kenya Power( 191,300 shares traded).

The top price gainer was Longhorn Publishers which gained 9.50% to KSh 4.38 followed by Flame Tree Group which was up 8.94% to KSh 1.34; Home Afrika which rose 5.56% to KSh 0.38; Olympia Capital which was up 5.29% to KSh 1.99 and Stanlib Fahari Income REIT which rose 5.18% to KSh 6.50

The worst performimg counter was Williamson Tea which declined by 3.70% to KSh 130 followed by TPS Serena which declined by 3.45% to KSh 14.00; BOC Kenya which fell by 3.42% to KSh 70.50; Kapchorua Tea which fell by 3.06% to KSh 95.00 and Car&General which lost 2.55% to close the day at KSh 66.75

The Derivatives Market had 19 contracts worth KSh 830,670 compared to 6 contracts worth KSh 215,980 on Friday.

The Secondary Bonds market had a turnover of KSh 1,171,900,000 in 54 deals compared to 59 deals resulting in a turnover of KSh 823,500,000 at the end of the previous trading session last week.

ALSO READ: NSE Equity Turnover rises 15.8% to KSh 36.31 Billion in Q4, 2021 – CMA Report

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