Local bourse closed today

The Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) will remain closed because today is Easter Monday public holiday. Business will resume tomorrow, according to a notice issued by the RSE on Thursday. The bourse was also closed on April 14, which was Good Friday, an important day in the Christian calendar commemorating crucifixion of Christ.

Meanwhile, there were mixed fortunes for the two active counters during Thursday’s trading session. Bralirwa shed Rwf3 to close at Rwf137, while newcomers I&M Bank gained Rwf2 to Rwf107. The drop in Bralirwa’s share value sent the Rwanda Share Index down 0.47 per cent to close at 123.72 points. The All Share Index lost 0.07 per cent to 127.71 points.

Equity Bank closed at Rwf334 on Thursday; NMG at Rwf1,200; KCB Rwf330; Crystal Telecom at Rwf90; and Uchumi Supermarkets at Rwf104.