Nairobi markets briefing

Recovery continues in both fixed income securities and equities market

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Fixed income securities

Bonds worth Sh2.1 billion transacted compared to Sh1.7 billion registered the previous session.

Equities

Turnover up to Sh1.1 billion from Sh1Bn.

Number of shares traded 32M shares against 30M shares yesterday.

Indices

NSE 20 Share Index up 33.74 points to 3849.45.

All Share Index (NASI) up 0.44 points to 166.76.

The NSE 25 Share Index up 3.82 points to 4333.37.

Sector performance

Banking Sector shares worth Sh306 million transacted accounting for 27.03 percent of the day’s traded value.

Equity Group Holdings actively moved 3.9 million shares valued at Sh153 million at between Sh38.75 and Sh39.50. KCB Group unchanged at Sh42.00 moved 1.6 million shares valued at Sh70.7 million. Co-op Bank down five cents to Sh16.50 moved 1.6 million shares worth Sh27.8 million.

Commercial & Services Sector had shares worth Sh11.9 million transacted and represented 1.05 percent of the day’s traded value. Nation Media moved 95,000 shares valued at Sh10.6 million at between Sh112.00 and Sh114.00.

Construction Sector had shares worth Sh24.9 million transacted and represented 2.20 percent of the day’s traded value. Athi River Mining recorded a 8.94 percent gain to close at Sh16.45 with shares worth Sh14.5 million transacted. Bamburi moved 56,000 shares worth Sh10 million and closed at Sh180.00.

Energy & Petroleum Sector had shares worth Sh66 million transacted and represented 5.86 percent of the day’s traded value. KenolKobil had 3.7M shares valued at Sh62 million transacted at between Sh16.30 and Sh16.60.

Manufacturing & Allied Sector had shares worth Sh321 million transacted and represented 28.42 percent of the day’s traded value. E.A Breweries shares fluctuated at between Sh247.00 and Sh250.00 moving 1.2 million shares valued at Sh321M.

Safaricom actively moved 14.7 million shares valued at Sh384M at between Sh25.75 and Sh27.00

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