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Market Report; 01 December,2020

At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

A total of 22,550,100 shares in 812 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 710,836,066.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, November 30), today’s data shows 55% decline in volume, 57% decline in turnover, and 18% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.17 trillion.

In the aggregate, 42 NSE listed securities participated in trading, ending with 14 gainers and 15 losers.

Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] led the gainers with ✅649.3% share price appreciation closing at KES 5.32 per share, followed by:

✅Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] (+9.26%)
✅Carbacid Investments Plc [CARB] (+8.02%)
✅Trans Century Plc [TCL] (+4.72%).

On the losing side, Umeme Limited [UMME] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?8.89% at KES 6.56 per share, followed by:

?Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (-5.8%)
?Liberty Kenya Holdings Plc [LBTY] (-4.75%)
?Crown Paints Kenya Plc [CRWN] (-4.25%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 10.6 million traded shares, followed by:

➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (7.83m)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company [KPLC] (1.13m)
➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (480,400).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined ?0.81 points to close at 144.39

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined ?7.76 points to close at 1752.17

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined ?9.63 points to close at 3254.52

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange had one Safaricom contract expiring on 17th December concluded during today’s trading session.