Best Nairobi Securities Exchange shares today
The day ended on a generally positive note for stock market investors today. The NSE All-Share Index, which tracks the performance of all the stocks on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, jumped 0.38%. The NSE 25-Share Index, which tracks the performance of blue chip stocks, rose 0.08%.
The best Nairobi Securities Exchange shares today
Carbacid Investments led the stock market up today. Carbacid shares soared 10% to close at Ksh8.80. Nation Media Group shares jumped 3.51% to close at Ksh16.20. Bamburi Cement shares gained 2.21% to close at Ksh25.45.
The most active Nairobi Securities Exchange shares today
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 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.
How to buy shares on Nairobi Securities Exchange
To be able to invest in shares traded on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, you’ll need to open a CDS account. You can open the account through a stockbroker or investment bank. Prepare CDS account opening requirements, which are mostly personal information, when planning to open the stock trading account.
Once you open a CDS account, decide the companies you want to invest in and the number of shares you want to buy. Provide the broker with the money to purchase the shares for you. Keep in mind that the minimum number of shares you can buy on the Nairobi Securities Exchange is 100 shares. The shares you buy will be held in your CDS account.