Market turnover declined by 39.3% to USD 4.0m (KES 407.9m); the NSE 20 was down 0.3% (previously -0.2%) to 2,811.87 while the NASI was down 0.2% (previously +0.1%) to close at 145.57.
Foreign investor participation declined to 46.1%, compared to Friday’s 61.1%, accounting for 27.3% of total buying and 65.0% of total selling to emerge as net sellers.
Safaricom was the top mover on the back of active foreign selling, unchanged at KES 23.50, despite hitting a high of KES 24.00 during the session.
Centum Investment recorded the highest net foreign inflows, unchanged at KES 25.00.
BAT Kenya was also among the top movers on the back of active local trading, down 3.3% to close at KES 580.00.
Barclays Bank was the best performing banking stock, up 1.9% in today’s session to close at KES 10.60, although at relatively thin volumes.