NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
on Tuesday rose 174 percent boosted by the foreign sale of
leading telecom firm Safaricom.
stood at 20 million U.S. dollars on a volume of 68 million
shares from 30 million shares worth 7.4 million dollars in the
accounted for 49 percent of the total turnover, but were mainly
net sellers raising sales by 560 percent and buys by 231
Bank, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), Cooperative Bank and
KenolKobil accounted for 95 percent of the total turnover.
The most traded
counters were Safaricom, Equity Bank, KenolKobil, Cooperative
Bank and Stanlib Fahari, moving 42.1 million, 7.8 million, 6.0
million, 5.5 million and 4.1 million shares respectively.
The NSE 20 Share
Index was up 4.19 points to close at 3,759.95 points while the
NSE All Share Index (NASI) was down 0.53 points to close at
Bond turnover went
up by 257 percent to stand 54 million dollars from 15 million
dollars in the previous session.