Market Report; 05 November,2020

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

A total of 35,592,500 shares in 726 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 1,098,082,363.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, November 4), today’s data shows 92% improvement in volume, 84% improvement in turnover, and 5% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.12 trillion.

In the aggregate, 44 NSE listed securities participated in trading, ending with 23 gainers and 16 losers.

Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] led the gainers with ✅8.11% share price appreciation closing at KES 8.00 per share, followed by:

✅Trans Century Plc [TCL] (+6.67%)
✅Carbacid Investments Plc [CARB] (+6.1%)
✅Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (+5.64%).

On the losing side, East African Cables Plc [CABL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?9.74% at KES 1.39 per share, followed by:

?Crown Paints Kenya Plc [CRWN] (-8.43%)
?Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] (-7.93%)
?Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (-6.79%).

KCB Group Plc [KCB] Kenya recorded the highest volume of 18.1 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (5.52m)
➖Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (3.37m)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (2m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] ✅gained 0.71 points to close at 140.90

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅13.31 points to close at 1770.21

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅21.18 points to close at 3182.94

The derivatives market of the NSE posted a rise in activity with 5 contracts valued at Kes 154,300 concluded during today’s trading session. This was a notable rise as compared to the 7 contracts valued at Kes 219,500 transacted the previous trading session.

The bonds market posted a decline in turnover during today’s trading session, with bonds worth Kes 1.26 billion transacted in 41 deals against the 1.19 billion worth of bonds transacted in the previous trading session.


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