Turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) declined to KSh 236.1 Million when trading closed this Tuesday where a volume of 10.42 million shares changed hands in 755 deals.
This is compared to a turnover of KSh 442.97 Million on Monday 26th October when 11.79 Million shares were traded in 764 deals.
The top price gainer was Standard Group Limited, whose share price rose 9.84% to closing trading at KSh 24.00. Other gainers were Liberty Kenya Holdings whose price increased by 7.73% to KSh 7.80, Kapchorua Tea whose price was up 6.67% to KSh 80.00, Longhorn Publishers which went up 4.21% to trade at KSh 4.70. Standard Chartered Bank Kenya gained 3.26%, to be the only big Market Cap counter the top gainers’ list.
The laggards were led by Uchumi Supermarkets whose share price fell 10% to exchange at KSh 0.27 followed by Trans Century which was down 9.64% to trade at KSh 1.50, Housing Finance Company lost 6.33% to trade at KSh 3.70 while Carbacid Investments shed 4.48% to trade at KSh 8.52. Utility firm KPLC was down 3.89% to trade at KSh 1.73.
Safaricom was the biggest mover with a volume of 5.36 Million followed by Britam (1.13 Million), ABSA (1.10 Million), Equity Group (873,000) and Uchumi Supermarkets (410,000).
The NSE 20 Share Index was up 0.01% to 1799.38 while the NSE 25 Share Index fell 27.41 points to stand at 3189.25. The NSE All-Share also declined by 1.41 points to 139.80
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