Kenyan Stock Market
The NSE 20 Index shed off 25.19 points to close at 5,474.45. The NASI Index dropped by 1.63 points to close at 173.07. Uchumi went up by 8.37 percent today to close at KES 11.00. Flame Tree declined 9.33 percent on yesterday’s price to close at KES 8.75 today.
The day’s volume of shares traded closed at 57.35mn and turnover closed at KES 1,470.46mn, an increase of 33.99 percent on yesterday’s turnover. The top mover was Safaricom with a turnover of KES 468.81mn, representing 31.88 percent of the day’s total market turnover.
Foreign buys stood at 53.82 percent of total turnover, while foreign sales stood at 66.31 percent of total turnover.
Uganda: The USE ALSI gained 0.04 percent to close at 2,033.67 as the USE LSI declined by 0.04 percent to close the day at 323.51. Today’s total volume was recorded at 5.75mn shares and total turnover was recorded at UGX 1.32bn.
Rwanda: The RSE ALSI and RSE RSI remained constant to close at 137.33 and 234.63 respectively. Total volume stood at 12,100 shares while total turnover stood at RWF 3.67mn.
Tanzania: The DSEI increased by 0.29 percent to close the day’s trading at 2,702.60 asthe DSE TSI declined by 0.02 percent to close at 4,928.67. Africa Barrick Gold gained 1.20 percent to close at TZS 7,580.00, while National Microfinance Bank shed off 0.23 percent to close at TZS 4,290.00. Today’s volume was recorded at 467,944 shares.
Total turnover was recorded at TZS 224.05mn.