THE Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a good week with turnover for the four-day trading week soaring to Sh4.46 billion from previous week's Sh2.42 billion, weekly data from the NSE shows.
The number of shares traded stood at 167 million against 152 million posted the previous week. The NSE 20 Share Index shaved-off a total of 12.86 points during the week to stand at 4935.91. All Share Index was down 0.20% during the week to settle at 131.06 points.
In the agricultural sector, plantations accounted for 0.39 per cent of the week's traded volume. Rea-vipingo moved 571,000 shares during the week and closed at Sh27.50.
In the banking sector, there were 38 million shares traded which 23.16 per cent of the week's traded volume. Kenya Commercial Bank touched a high of Sh50.50 and low of Sh48.00 on a volume of 14 million shares. Equity Bank which was down 2.10 per cent to Sh35.00 moved 10 million shares.
In the commercial and services sector, there were 5.2 million shares moved, which accounted for 3.13 per cent of the week's traded volume. Nation Media Group closed the week 2.50 per cent lower to Sh312.00 on a volume of 295,000 shares.
Uchumi Supermarkets moved 2.6 million shares during the week and closed at Sh21.50. In energy and petroleum sector, 12 million shares were traded, which accounted for 7.61 per cent of the week's traded volume.
KenolKobil was down 0.55 per cent to Sh9.05 and moved 6.3 million shares. The manufacturing and allied sector saw 4.6 million shares traded which represented 2.76 per cent of the week's traded volume.
Mumias Sugar actively moved 2.9 million shares at between Sh3.55 and Sh3.70. Up 46.90 per cent to Sh213.00, Carbacid Investments moved 39,000 shares.
In the telecommunication and technology sector, 96 million shares were traded and represented 57.34 per cent of the week's traded volume. Safaricom moved 96 million shares and closed the week at Sh9.00.
The growth enterprise market segment saw Home Africa trading 1.6 million shares unchanged at Sh7.90. The bond market witnessed reduced activity, with bonds totaling to Sh7.4 billion transacted compared to Sh4.3 billion posted the previous week.