NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) on Friday
had its key indices and volume of shares traded depressed, but
The NSE 20 Share
Index dipped by 33.43 points to close at 3,602.33. Similarly,
the All Share Index (NASI) decreased by 1.51 points to close at
176.74 while the 25 share index declined by 31.97 points closing
Decline of the
indices saw the market volume decrease by 22 percent in shares
traded to 19 million from 24 million recorded Thursday. However,
market turnover increased to 8.7 million U.S. dollars, up from
7.5 million dollars.
represented 70 percent of total turnover while foreign
participation declined to 30 percent, with the foreigners
maintaining net sale position.
Safaricom was the
top traded stock moving 6.7 million shares followed by Equity
Bank and Kenya Commercial Bank at 2.3 million shares each.
declined to 30 million dollars compared to 31 million dollars on
Thursday, with the bond FXD2/2017/5 being investors favorite.