Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE) recorded a turnover of KSh 499 Million, a 35% decline from KSh 770.6 Million posted this Tuesday, 13th April 2021.
TransCentury Plc was the day’s top price gainer, its share price rising 8.18% to KSh 1.19. This was on a volume of 8,800 shares.
It was followed by Flame Free Group Holdings, whose share price was up 4.10% to KSh 1.27. NCBA Bank shares were up 3.92% to settle at KSh 26.50.
BOC Kenya, which is the target of a takeover deal with Carbacid Plc, saw its share price appreciate by 2.50% to KSh 61.50.
This takeover bid is subject to hearings by the Capital Markets Tribunal following a petition by one of BOC Kenya major shareholders.
With a niche market in the co-operatives sector, CIC Group had its share price rise by 2.36% to end the day at KSh 2.17.
NSE worst performers
The worst-performing stocks were led by Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc, whose share price fell by 7.30% to trade at KSh 82.50.
Nairobi Business Ventures lost 7.03% of its share price to trade at KSh 4.10 per share.
Standard Group Limited share price fell 4,53% to end the day at KSh 20.00.
Uchumi lost 4.53% to trade at KSh 0.22 while Unga lost 4.35% of its share price to trade at KSh 29.70.
Safaricom led the prime movers with a volume of 7.66 Million, its share price rising 1.23% from the previous KSh 36.65 to KSh 37.10.
It was followed by KCB with a volume of 1.49 million shares, at a price which was up 1.10% from KSh 40.90 to KSh 41.35.
Equity Group moved a volume of 1 .38Million, its share price rising 0.66% from KSh 38.05 to KSh 38.30.
KenGen saw a volume of 977,200 shares trading at a constant KSh 4.50 per share, followed by Carbacid Investments Plc with a volume of 865,000 shares traded.
With a market capitalization of KSh 3.02Billion, Carbacid share prices fell 0.42% to KSh 11.85 on a volume of 865,000 shares from the previous price of KSh 11.90 when trading closed this Tuesday.
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index(NASI)gained 1.33 points to close at 161.38. The NSE 20 Share Index gained 5.71 points to close at 1867.15. The NSE 25 Share Index gained 23.52 points to close at 3577.01
The FTSE NSE Kenya 25 Index (FTSE-NSE-25) moved up 1.95 (0.93%) points to close at 210.69, representing a 1-week gain of 1.59%, a 4-week loss of 0.81%, but an overall year-to-date gain of 6.64%.
The FTSE NSE Kenya 15 Index (FTSE-NSE-15) also increased by 0.9% to reach 187.44 points, making it a 1-week gain of 2.2%, a 4-week loss of 0.9%, and a year-to-date gain of 5.21%.
The derivatives market recorded a decline in activity with eight single stock futures contracts valued at KSh 293,635 concluded, compared to the 27 SSF contracts valued at KSh 1.01 million concluded on the previous session.
The secondary bond market traded bonds worth KSh 8.41 billion in 144 deals compared to the KSh 6.93 billion worth of bonds achieved in 114 deals in the previous session.