NAIROBI, (Xinhua) --
Equity turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
went up on Monday, boosted by local investors’ vibrant trading.
The investors mainly traded Equity Bank, CFC Insurance and
Cooperative Bank to lift the bourse as they avoided Safaricom,
making it lose the top traded stock spot.
Turnover stood at 7.4 million U.S. dollars on a volume of 30 million
shares from some 18 million shares from 4.7 million dollars in the
last week Friday session.
The NSE 20 Share Index closed the session unmoved at 3,755.77 while
the NSE All Share Index (NASI) stood at 181.91.
The most traded counters were Equity Bank, CFC Insurance,
Cooperative Bank, Safaricom and KenolKobil, which moved about 6.2
million, 5 million, 4.2 million, 4.1 million and 3.9 million shares
Top gainers included Mumias Sugar, Boc Gas and Unga Group while
losers included Uchumi, NSE itself, Athi River Mining and Eveready.