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Market Report: June 03, 2020

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

A total of 15,519,200 shares in 1,127 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 423,151,501.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, June 2), today’s data shows 38% decline in volume, 30% decline in turnover, and 3% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.1 trillion.

In the aggregate, 45 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 14 ✅ gainers and 20 ? losers.

Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] led the gainers with ✅ 9.09% share price appreciation closing at KES 1.20 per share, followed by:

✅Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (+8.05%),
✅Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE](+6.85%)
✅Standard Group Plc [SGL] (+6.58%).

On the losing side, Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ? 9.09% closing at KES 0.30 per share, followed by:

?Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-6.73%),
?Centum Investment Company Plc [CTUM] (-5.63%)
?Car and General (Kenya) Plc [CGEN](-5.44%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 6.2 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY](2.55m),
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (1.2m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.07m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅ 0.66 points to close at 138.66

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅4.87 points to close at 1936.17

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅6.62 points to close at 3208.9

There were no contracts concluded on the derivatives market of the NSE in today’s trading session.

The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded an increase in activity with bonds worth Kes 2.02 Billion achieved in 103 deals on the market as compared to the Kes 0.76 Billion achieved in 58 deals recorded in the previous trading session.

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