NAIROBI, (Xinhua) --
All the key indices of the Nairobi
Securities Exchange (NSE) went up marginally on Thursday
but trading at the bourse remained stifled.
The NSE 20
Share Index was up 8.54 points or 0.22 percent to stand
at 3,813.78 as share prices of at least eight stocks
the All Share Index (NASI) edged up 0.31 points to stand
at 164.48 while the NSE 25 Share Index was up 15.17
points to settle at 4,305.08.
Kenya’s leading telecom firm, was the top traded stock
with 7.3 million shares transacted at unchanged 0.25
U.S. dollars, representing 43 percent of the day’s
traded value. The stock was active due to foreign
Three of the
top five traded shares were from the banking sector,
which accounted for 48 percent of the day’s traded
Commercial Bank actively moved 2.2 million shares at
0.42 dollars while NIC Bank went up some cents to 0.40
dollars moving 812,000 shares. Barclays Bank moved
414,200 shares at 0.10 dollars.
fourth position was KenolKobil with 547,500, with the
shares going up 0.6 percent to 0.16 dollars.
million shares valued 4.2 dollars were traded, down from
23 million share worth 6.4 million dollars posted in the
investor participation stood at 43 percent, accounting
for 24 percent of total buying and 62 percent of total