Market Report: 11 August, 2020

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

A total of 14,078,500 shares in 965 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 356,119,305.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, August 10), today’s data shows 25% decline in volume, 26% decline in turnover, but 22% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 1.94 trillion.

In the aggregate, 47 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 13 ✅gainers and 24 ?losers.

ILAM Fahari Income REIT [FAHR] led the gainers with ✅9.93% share price appreciation closing at KES 5.98 per share, followed by:

✅Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+6.67%)
✅Kakuzi Plc [KUKZ] (+5.87%)
✅Umeme Limited [UMME] (+4.24%).

On the losing side, WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?9.27% closing at KES 8.22 per share, followed by:

?Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-9.23%)
?TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPS] (-9.03%)
?Liberty Kenya Holdings Plc [LBTY] (-8.61%).

Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 4.3 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (3.81m)
➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (2.28m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (718,300).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined ?0.97 points to close at 129.24

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined ?28.28 points to close at 1733.14

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined ?37.47 points to close at 2946.26

The derivatives market of the NSE had 2 contracts valued at Kes 55,600 concluded in today’s trading session. This was lower as compared to the 3 contracts valued at Kes 63,000 concluded in previous trading session.

The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded an increase in activity during today’s session with bonds worth Kes 3.2 Billion achieved in 121 deals in today’s session as compared to the Kes 2.67 Billion achieved in 94 deals during the previous trading session

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