NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Turnover and key indices of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
on Friday rallied to a record high buoyed by good performance of
closed at a record high of 68 million U.S. dollars from over 380
million shares, a rise from 9.8 million dollars on a volume of
34 million shares on Thursday.
The turnover was
boosted by KenolKobil, which traded a whopping 370 million
shares at unchanged price of 0.14 dollars to emerge as the top
However, at least 14
large stocks rose by between 0.8 percent and 9 percent to help
prop up the key indicators of the bourse.
The NSE All Share
Index (NASI) rose 0.94 percent to close Friday at a ten-year
high of 180.17 points.
The other four top
traded counters were Safaricom, Kenya Power, Kenya Commercial
Bank and Equity Bank moving 6.6 million, 4.5 million, 1.9
million and 846,400 shares respectively.