NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
All the key indices of the Nairobi Securities
Exchange (NSE) registered positive gains as the market recorded
The NSE 20 share
Index was up 25.43 points to stand at 3,301.70, while the All
Share Index (NASI) picked up 1.62 points to settle at 172.99.
The NSE 25 Share index added 33.91 points to stand at 4,428.22.
Turnover rose 77
percent to 4.9 million U.S. dollars from a volume of 14 million
shares from 9.2 million worth 2.8 million dollars on Wednesday.
The banking sector
traded the most shares to account for 56 percent of the day’s
traded value. Kenya Commercial Bank was the most actively traded
counter in the sector.
Safaricom had 5.4
million shares changing hands at between 0.28 dollars and 0.29
dollars to represent 31.4 percent of the day’s traded value.
The bond market had
22 million dollars transacted compared to 29 million dollars
posted Wednesday. Foreign investors represented 78 percent of
total turnover, with the investors being net sellers.