Market turnover increased by 93.8% to USD 14.8m (KES 1.5bn), with the NSE 20 losing by 1.4% to 3,742.50. The NASI was down 1.9% to 158.35.
Foreign investments went higher to 67.7% as compared to yesterday’s 53.6%. This represented 49.6% of total buying and 85.8% of total selling.
Safaricom emerged as the top mover backed by active foreign selling. The telecommunications giant however lost 3.1% to settle at KES 23.75 a share.
Stanbic Bank on the other hand saw the highest net foreign inflows, although the price remained unchanged at KES 80.00.
Mumias Sugar was the top gainer, going up by 4.8% to a 3-week high of KES 1.10.
Deacons was among the top losers of the day’s trading session, going down by 9.1% to close at KES 3.50. The counter shed off 1.3% in yesterday’s session.