Market Report: June 05, 2020

At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

A total of 35,848,400 shares in 1,208 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 706,486,379.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, June 4), today’s data shows 59% improvement in volume and 19% improvement in turnover.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.11 trillion.

In the aggregate, 44 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 22 ✅gainers and 18 ?losers.

Kenya Airways Plc [KQ] led the gainers with ✅9.91% share price appreciation closing at KES 2.33 per share, followed by:

✅Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (+9.77%)
✅Sasini Plc [SASN] (+9.03%)
✅Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+5.82%).

On the losing side, Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?6.55% at KES 78.50 per share, followed by:

?Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (-6.00%)
?Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] (-3.79%)
?CIC Insurance Group Plc [CIC] (-3.23%).

Britam Holdings Plc [BRIT] recorded the highest volume of 15 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM](8.2m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (5.27m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (4.25m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] dropped ?0.41 points to close at 139.18

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅ 8.41 points to close at 1939.59

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index dropped ?17.74 points to close at 3200.71

There were four contracts valued at Kes 67,600 concluded on the derivatives market in today’s trading session. These were the only trades of the week.

The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a decline in activity with bonds worth Kes 2.27 Billion achieved in 73 deals on the market as compared to the Kes 4.45 Billion achieved in 136 deals achieved during the previous trading session

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