NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Nairobi
Securities Exchange (NSE) 20 Share Index went down for the first time this month
on Monday after losing momentum it had peaked to close the day at 2,933.69, down
from 2,951.62 in the previous session.
which had dropped to an eight-year low of 2,789.64 on Jan. 30, had been on a
rally until Monday when it lost the 18 points.
similarly, slowed down 48 percent as turnover stood at 3.3 million U.S. dollars
on a volume of 16.3 million dollars from 32 million worth 6.2 million dollars in
investors accounted for 80 percent of total purchases against 66 percent total
selling during the session.
the day’s biggest mover trading 4.3 million shares at a declined price of 0.17
dollars, a drop of 0.4 percent. In the last session, the bourse traded 12
Bank, which attracted buys, was the second best stock during the session after
trading 4.1 million shares at 0.11 dollars, down from 10.1 million in the last
generator Kengen exchanged 2.4 million shares to end the day as the third most
traded stock at 0.06 dollars, a high of 2.5 percent.
Mining and Equity Bank closed the session’s top five list, after moving 1.3
million and 826,900 shares at declined prices.
The All Share
Index (NASI) shed 0.34 points to settle at 125.11 while the NSE 25 Share Index
dropped 9.55 points to stand at 3,253.25.
market witnessed improved activity with securities worth 13 million dollars
transacted compared to 5 million posted the previous session.