NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
rose slightly to 2.3 million U.S. dollars on a volume of 13 million
shares from the previous session’s 8 million valued at 1.4 million
dollars amid further decline in the benchmark 20 Share Index.
The index dropped some 28 points to stand at 2,966.16 as it
decelerated for the second consecutive trading session due to
erosion of large stock share prices.
Electricity generator KenGen was the day’s best top trader,
supplanting Safaricom from the top position after moving 5.9 million
shares at 0.06 dollars.
Safaricom, Kenya’s leading telecom, moved 3 million shares at a low
of 0.16 dollars and a high of 0.17 dollars. The share went down a
massive 4 percent pulling the benchmark index lower.
The All Share Index (NASI) ended 2.24 points lower to settle at
122.65 and the NSE 25 Share Index shaved-off 43.21 points to stand
The bond market witnessed improved activity with bonds worth 25
million dollars transacted from 11 million dollars in the previous