NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
was slow on Monday as foreign investors cut both buys and sales
by over 90 percent.
during the session declined by 95 percent while sales went down
by 94 percent as the investors’ overall participation at the
bourse fell to 59 percent.
consequently, dropped significantly to 5.5 million dollars on a
volume of 20 million shares from 387 million shares worth 60
Bank, Co-operative Bank, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) and Jubilee
Holdings accounted for 91 percent of the total turnover.
The most traded
counters were Safaricom, Co-operative Bank, Equity, KCB and
Barclays Bank Kenya, moving 8.8 million, 4.3 million, 2.2
million, 1.2 million and 700,000 shares respectively.
The NSE 20 Share
Index was up 4.64 points to close at 3,741.80 points from
3,737.17 while the NSE All Share Index (NASI) went down 0.36
points to close at 179.81 points.
At the bond section
of the bourse, turnover went up by 18 percent to clock 10
million dollars from 9 million dollars in the previous session.