9 August 2017

Kenya: NSE Maintains Strong Gains After Polls

Nairobi — The bourse resumed trading after the General Election break with a continued record positive gains trading a total of 7.7 million shares valued at Ksh166 million, down from 10.3 million shares that were valued at Sh302 million posted on Monday.

The NSE 20 Share Index was up 31.86 points to stand at 3850.13 as the All Share Index (NASI) ended 1.71 points (1.08 pc) higher from Monday.

Nairobi Securities Exchange says the banking sector traded shares worth Sh97 million and accounted for 58.38 percent of the day's traded value.

The Commercial and Services Sector had shares worth Sh5.2 million transacted and represented 3.16 percent of the day's traded value.

The Energy and Petroleum sector had shares worth Sh4.7 million transacted and represented 2.88 percent of the day's traded value.

Safaricom had 2 million shares valued at 52.9 million shillings transacted at between 23.75 and 24.25 shillings

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