NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) performed
poorly on Monday as turnover remained low, with foreign
investors keeping off the market.
participation in Monday’s session stood at 36 percent, down from
43 percent on Friday.
A total of 11
million shares worth 2.5 million U.S. dollars were traded, a
slight rise from 10 million valued at 2.1 million dollars in
Bank, Kenya Commercial Bank, I&M Bank and Britam accounted for
89 percent of the day’s total turnover.
The most traded
counters were Safaricom, Kenya Airways, Kenya Power, Home Afrika
and Britam moving 6.9 million, 500,000, 400,000, 400,000 and
300,0000 shares respectively.
represented 70 percent of the day’s traded value, with the
sector followed by the banking sector which accounted for 1
percent of the total turnover.
The NSE 20 Share
Index was down 14.09 points to close at 3,750.35 points while
the NSE All Share Index (NASI) was down by 0.19 points to close
at 165.72 points. The NSE 25 Share Index was down 4.42 points to
stand at 4335.54.
The bond market had
securities worth 20 million dollars transacted, a slight decline
from 22 million dollars moved in previous session.