NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
rose to 11 million U.S. dollars on a volume of 43 million shares
from 33 million worth 8.5 million dollars on Friday.
benchmark NSE 20 Share Index was up 15.75 points to stand at
3,658.65 reversing a negative trend.
leading telecom was the most active stock moving 19 million
shares at 0.23 dollars.
The banking sector
accounted for 50 percent of the day’s traded turnover, with the
Kenya Commercial Bank being the most actively traded counter
moving 8.9 million shares at 0.40 dollars.
On the other hand,
the energy and petroleum sector represented 3.3 percent of the
traded value. Under the sector, Umeme moved 2 million shares to
close at a 12-month low of 0.12 dollars and Kenya Power remained
unchanged at 0.08 dollars and moved 1.2 million shares.
The insurance sector
traded shares that represented 0.3 percent of day’s traded
value. Britam Holdings in the sector traded 134,000 shares
valued at between 0.13 dollars.
The All Share Index
(NASI) ended 0.50 points higher to stand at 153.63 while the NSE
25 Share Index gained 34.91 points to stand at 4,080.96.
At the secondary
bond market, securities worth 11 million dollars were traded, a
slight increase from 10 million dollars in the previous session.