NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The
volume of shares traded at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
increased by 13 percent on Wednesday boosted by increased
The market recorded
36.5 million shares worth 11 million U.S. dollars from 32.2
million shares worth 10 million dollars on Tuesday.
participation accounted for 73 percent of the total turnover,
recording a high net outflow of mainly Safaricom shares.
stocks were Safaricom moving 23 million shares, followed by
Kenya Commercial Bank 4.3 million, Equity Bank 2.1 million,
Barclays Bank 1.4 million and Cooperative Bank 1.2 million
The NSE 20 Share
Index declined 2.53 points to stand at 3,694.74, while the All
Share Index (NASI) was up 0.58 points to stand at 180.54. On the
other hand, the NSE 25 Share index gained 15.17 points to stand
increased by 8.6 percent to stand at 24 million dollars compared
to 22 million dollars traded Tuesday.