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Market Report; 07 October,2020

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

A total of 9,133,300 shares in 924 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 220,991,913.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, October 6), today’s data shows 13% improvement in volume, 4% improvement in turnover, and 27% 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 16✅ gainers and 23? losers.

Olympia Capital Holdings[OCH] led the gainers with✅ 10% share price appreciation closing at KES 2.31 per share, followed by:

✅ E.A Portland Plc [PORT] (+7.74%)
✅ Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (+4.67%)
✅ Umeme Limited [UMME] (+3.89%).

On the losing side, Sameer Africa Plc[SMER] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?7.35% closing at KES 3.53 per share, followed by:

? Eveready E.A Plc [EVRD] (-6.06%)
?Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] (-6.02%)
? Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] (-5.41%).

Safaricom Plc[SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 3.2 million traded shares, followed by

➖ Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.61m)
➖ Bamburi Cement Plc [BAMB] (970,300)
➖ Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (680,700)

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained 1.30 points to close at 141.02
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined ?6.59 points to close at 1836.09
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained 13.45 points to close at 3233.86

There were no contracts  concluded on the derivative market of the NSE during today’s trading session.

The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a moderate rise in activity during today’s session with bonds worth Kes 3.81 billion transacted in 75 deals in as compared to the Kes 2.56 billion achieved in 43 deals during Tuesday’s trading session.