Market Report; 03 December,2020
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 33,591,800 shares in 783 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 1,082,871,003.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, December 2), today’s data shows 36% improvement in volume, 39% improvement in turnover, but 12% decline in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.21 trillion.
In the aggregate, 47 NSE listed securities participated in trading, ending with 21 gainers and 18 losers.
Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] led the gainers with ✅7.89% share price appreciation closing at KES 0.41 per share, followed by:
✅Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] (+7.62%)
✅Kengen Kenya Plc [KEGN] (+7.32%)
✅WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (+6.95%).
On the losing side, Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?10.00% at KES 2.70 per share, followed by:
?Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (-9.62%)
?BOC Kenya Plc [BOC] (-6.27%)
?Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (-5.45%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 22.9 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (3.86m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (3.39m)
➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (1.24m).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.54 points to close at 146.76
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅17.48 points to close at 1778.46
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅16.35 points to close at 3298.63
There were no contracts concluded during today’s trading session on the derivatives market of the NSE.
Trading on the secondary bond market at the NSE recorded a decline in activity with bonds worth Kes 1.35 billion transacted in 44 deals on the Fixed income segment as compared to the Kes 1.63 billion worth of bonds transacted during the previous trading session