NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
rose considerably on Thursday as turnover hit 9.5 million U.S.
dollars from 32 million shares.
Some 21 million
shares worth 6.5 million shares were traded on Wednesday, with
the Thursday trading boosted by high foreign participation.
The top movers
during the session were Equity Bank (7 million) shares, Athi
River Mining (6.4 million), Safaricom (6.3 million), Kenya
Commercial Bank (5.5 million) and KenyaRe (1.9 million) shares.
Top gainers were
Kengen, Umeme and NSE and Bamburi Portland, all of which gained
9 percent. The NSE 20 share index sustained growth, ending
Thursday at a high of 3,349.77.
Similarly, the All
Share Index stood a new high of 177. 03 while the 25 share index
closed at 4576.03..