Market Report; 04 November,2020

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

A total of 18,585,500 shares in 692 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 598,000,277.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, November 3), today’s data shows 11% decline in volume, 5% decline in turnover, and 15% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.11 trillion.

In the aggregate, 42 NSE listed securities participated in trading, ending with 14 gainers and 23 losers.

Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] led the gainers with ✅5.26% share price appreciation closing at KES 1.40 per share, followed by:

✅WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (+3.17%)
✅BAT Kenya Plc [BAT] (+2.68%)
✅Centum Investment Company Plc [CTUM] (+2.29%).

On the losing side, Car and General (Kenya) Plc [CGEN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?10.00% closing at KES 22.50 per share, followed by:

?Sasini Plc [SASN] (-10.00%)
?Uchumi Supermarket Plc [UCHM] (-6.67%)
?Trans Century Plc [TCL] (-6.25%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 9.4 million traded shares, followed by:

➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (4.7m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (2.37m)
➖Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] (857,300).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined ?0.39 points to close at 140.19

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅1.15 points to close at 1756.90

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index decline ?3.75 points to close at 3161.76

The derivatives market of the NSE posted a rise in activity with 7 contracts valued at Kes 219,500 concluded during today’s trading session. This was a notable rise as compared to the 4 contract transacted the previous trading session.

The bonds market posted a decline in turnover during today’s trading session, with bonds worth Kes 1.19 billion transacted in 39 deals against the 2.20 billion worth of bonds transacted in the previous trading session.


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