NAIROBI, (Xinhua) --
A rally in stock prices of 11 blue chips
at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) lifted the 20
Share Index by 31 points on Tuesday, ending a negative
gained 30.99 points to close at 3,735.00, boosted by
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), which gained 4 percent,
Kenya Power (3 percent), Scangroup (9.4 percent) and
KenolKobil (3 percent), among others.
The NSE All
share Index (NASI) was similarly up 0.04 points to close
at 180.68 points while the NSE 25 was up 15.19 points to
close at 4525.47.
participation stood at 53 percent while local at 47
percent with the former mainly being net buyers of
was the most traded stock, moving 7.4 million shares at
a flat average of 0.29 dollars per share.
came second at 4.5 million shares, followed by Kengen,
Kenol and KCB trading 3.9 million, 1.7 million and 1.5
million shares respectively.
turnover stood at 8.6 million dollars on a volume of
25.1 million shares from the 65.7 million shares worth
13 million dollars traded on Monday.
turnover went up to stand at 18 million dollars from 12
million dollars on Monday.