Market Report: 05 February, 2021
At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
A total of 8,611,700 shares in 789 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 298,886,941.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, February 4), today’s data shows 81% decline in volume, 74% decline in turnover, and 14% decline in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.37 trillion.
In the aggregate, 44 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 23✅ gainers and 17? losers.
Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] led the gainers with 8.05% share price appreciation closing at ✅KES 5.64 per share, followed by:
✅ Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (+5.61%)
✅Trans-Century Plc [TCL] (+4.62%)
✅ Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+3.79%)
On the losing side, Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of? 4.45% at KES 8.58 per share, followed by:
?Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (-3.13%)
?E. A Portland Plc [PORT] (-2.91%)
?WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (-2.91%).
KCB Group Plc [KCB] recorded the highest volume of 4.40 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (938,300)
➖ Nation Media Group Plc [NMG](569,700)
➖ Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (326,800)
The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined? 1.22 points to close at 157.11
The NSE 20 Share Index declined? 4.89 points to close at 1865.93
The NSE 25 Share Index declined? 4.41 points to close at 3477.49
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market recorded quite an increase in today’s trading session with 46 contracts valued at kes 1.29 million concluded against the 11 contracts valued at kes 196,000 traded during the Previous trading session.
The secondary bond market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange has recorded quite a decline in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 1.81 billion traded in 62 deals as compared to the Kes 4.79 billion achieved in 101 deals in the previous trading session.