NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) was vibrant on
Tuesday, boosted by local investors, with both turnover and the
benchmark index closing higher.
accounted for 51 percent of the total turnover while foreigners
contributed 49 percent.
Turnover rose 36
percent to settle at 5.3 million U.S. dollars on a volume of 17
million shares from 16 million shares worth 3.9 million dollars
in the previous session.
Similarly, the NSE
20 Share Index was up 7.47 points to close at 3,711.23 points
while the NSE All Share Index (NASI) rose 0.46 points to close
at 177.83 points.
Bank, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), East African Breweries Ltd
and NIC Bank accounted for 87 percent of the total turnover.
The most traded
counters were, however, Safaricom, Equity Bank, KCB, Kenya Power
and NIC Bank moving 7.3 million, 2.3 million, 1.7 million, 1.1
million and 700,000 shares respectively.
increased to stand at 11 million dollars from 12 million