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Banking sector dominate trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange

By Ben Kinyanjui

The banking sector dominated trade at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) during the week that witnessed strong performance of the capital markets six months to a general election.Banking sector doing well at NSEBanking sector doing well at NSE

During the week ending October 4, all market indicators recording gains except the NSE 20 Share Index, which closed 50 basis points lower.

Trade at the NSE declines, six months to the general elections in March next year


 

 

By TFN Reporter

Trade at the Nairobi Securities Exchange reduced in the week ending September 20, with all market indicators recording declines. Telecommunications sector still dominating trade at NSETelecommunications sector still dominating trade at NSE

The NSE 20 Share Index remained above the 3900 points mark but trended down. Market capitalization remained above the trillion shillings mark but lost 100 basis points. The bonds’ segment registered low activity, with a seven percent fall in turnover.

Investors at Nairobi Securities Exchange turn to bonds as return on Treasury Bills fall

By TFN Reporter

Trade in bond increased last week by 8.8 per cent, for a volume worth Sh24.8 billion as investors shift from Treasury Bills

Telecommunications sector doing well at NSETelecommunications sector doing well at NSE

Corresponding deals were 282 compared with 273 of last week.

 

Trade at Nairobi Securities Exchange remain bullish ahead of general elections early next year

By TFN Reporter

Trade at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) remained bullish despite the public holiday in the week ending August 23 with most of the key market indicators recording gains. Telecommunications sector doing well at NSETelecommunications sector doing well at NSE

The NSE 20 Share Index and NASI gained with the market capitalization and equity turnover rallying upwards. The bonds market was also robust in both turnover and volume of deals.

Telecommunications sector dominate trade at NSE as trading improve

By Ben Kinyanjui

Trade at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) improved significantly in the week with telecommunications and technology sector dominating trade.Telecommunications and technology dominated trade at NSE last weekTelecommunications and technology dominated trade at NSE last week

All market indices were up except the NSE 20 Share index. The NSE 20 Share Index was still above the 3,500 points psychological mark, while market capitalization remained above the trillion shillings mark. The bonds segment improved in both turnover and total deals.

Trade at Nairobi Securities Exchange drops as political activity intensifies

By TFN Reporter

Trade at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) declined last week sparking fears that the market has started reacting to intensified political activity ahead of next year’s general election whose date was confirmed by the High Court within the same weekPrime Minister Raila Odinga is among those seeking the presidency. Prime Minister Raila Odinga is among those seeking the presidency.

Investors both local and foreign do hold their portfolio every election year, hence reducing activity at the NSE. The elections will be held on March 4 next year.

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