NAIROBI, (Xinhua) --
Trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
remained stifled on Wednesday even as turnover recorded an
upward jump, boosted by foreign buys.
registered a 30 percent increase to 4.5 million U.S. dollars
from 15 million shares from 10 million shares worth 3.4 million
dollars on Tuesday.
The NSE 20 Share
Index was up 0.97 points to close at 3,313.81 points while the
NSE All share Index (NASI) rose 0.85 points to close at 173.23
points. Similarly, the NSE 25 was up 20.60 points to close at
represented 57 percent of total turnover, with the investors
being net buyers of Equity Bank and Safaricom.
5.9 million to account for 38 percent of the total turnover
while the banking sector shares accounted for 40 percent of the
Equity Bank was the
most actively traded counter in the sector with 2.2 million