NSE Nairobi Securities Exchange

Market Report: June 04, 2020

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

A total of 22,525,600 shares in 1,203 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 595,818,136.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, June 3), today’s data shows 45% improvement in volume, 41% improvement in turnover, and 7% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.12 trillion.

In the aggregate, 45 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 19 ✅gainers and 23 ?losers.

Trans Century Plc [TCL] led the gainers with ✅9.21% share price appreciation closing at KES 1.66 per share, followed by:

✅Kenya Airways Plc [KQ] (+6.53%)
✅Standard Chartered Bank [SCBK] (+6.27%)
✅Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (+5.69%).

On the losing side, Kapchorua Tea Company Plc [KAPC] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?8.86% closing at KES 72.00 per share, followed by:

?Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (-6.67%)
?Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (-6.48%)
?Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (-5.41%).

Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 7 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (6.36m)
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (2.87m)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (1.68m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅ 1.33 points to close at 139.59.

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index dropped ?4.98 points to close at 1931.18.

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅9.55 points to close at 3218.45

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 exponential rise in activity with bonds worth Kes 4.45 Billion achieved in 136 deals on the market as compared to the Kes 2.02 Billion achieved in 103 deals achieved during the previous trading session.

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