NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Kenya’s Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) closed the week higher
as both turnover and the benchmark index sustained an upward
Turnover stood at
7.4 million U.S. dollars on a volume of 21.4 million shares,
from 20 million shares worth 6 million dollars on Thursday.
Similarly, the NSE
20 Share Index ended the week at 3,723.30 after rising from
However, the All
Share Index (NASI) declined marginally to stand at 179.48 from
179.79 while the NSE 25 Share index ended at 4,693.87.
participation accounted for 56 percent of the total turnover,
sustaining a high net outflow of mainly Safaricom shares.
stocks were Safaricom moving 8.8 million shares, followed by
Kengen 4 million, Equity Bank 2.5 million, National Bank 962,600
and Barclays Bank 899,500.
At the bond section,
turnover declined to 4 million dollars down from 14 million
dollars in the Thursday session.