-- Turnover at the Nairobi Securities
Exchange (NSE) rose to cross the 10 million U.S. dollars mark on
stood at 11 million dollars on a volume of 32 million shares, a
23 percent rise, from 9.6 million dollars from 33 million
stocks were Safaricom (23 million shares), Barclays Bank (1.8
million), Equity Bank (1.3 million), Kenya Commercial Bank (1
million) and Britam (838,300).
were mainly net sellers of Safaricom, with their participation
standing at 71 percent, down from 82.4 percent on Wednesday.
However, despite the
surge in turnover, the key indices declined. The indicative NSE
20 Share Index went down 17.32 points to close at 3,727.69 from
3,745.01 on Wednesday as various stocks fell. Similarly, the
Nairobi All Share Index (NASI) declined to 183.68 from 184.85.
Turnover at the
bonds section rose to 38 million dollars from 23 million dollars
as the segment sustained a positive trend.