Best Nairobi Securities Exchange shares today
Friday ended on a generally positive note for stock market investors. The NSE All-Share Index, which tracks the performance of all the stocks on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, jumped 0.94%. The NSE 25-Share Index, which tracks the performance of blue chip companies, rose 0.08%.
The best Nairobi Securities Exchange shares today
BOC Kenya led the stock market up Friday. BOC Kenya shares soared 10% to close at Ksh66. East African Cables shares jumped 9.37% to close at Ksh1.40. Home Afrika shares gained 8.11% to close at Ksh0.40.
The most active Nairobi Securities Exchange shares today
Safaricom stood out as the most active Nairobi Securities Exchange stock today with more than 19.6 million shares traded. Safaricom shares closed at Ksh32 apiece. Investors traded more than 2.5 million Safaricom shares today, with the shares closing at Ksh32.10. More than 405,000 KCB Group shares were traded today, with the shares wrapping up at Ksh37.55.
Equity Group Holdings stood out as the most active Nairobi Securities Exchange stock today with more than 2.8 million shares traded. Equity shares closed at Ksh36.75 apiece. Investors traded more than 3.3 million shares of Equity Group Holdings today, with the stock closing at Ksh35.35. More than 3 million Centum Investment shares were traded today, with the stock wrapping up at Ksh16.
How to buy BOC Kenya shares
BOC Kenya is in the business of supplying gases. Its supplies include carbon dioxide, which has wide industrial application such as the making of dry ice for preserving temperature-sensitive items. The company also supplies oxygen to hospitals.
BOC Kenya shares trade on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under “BOC” ticker symbol. To be able to invest in BOC Kenya shares, you’ll need to open a CDS account. You can open the account through a stockbroker or investment bank.
Once you set up the account, decide the number of BOC Kenya shares you want to buy and place your order. Provide the broker with the money to purchase the shares for you. Keep in mind that the you can only purchase a minimum of 100 shares per transaction.