Market Report; 12 February, 2021
At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
A total of 9,715,300 shares in 795 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 353,239,696.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, February 11), today’s data shows 7% decline in volume, 29% decline in turnover, and 8% decline in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.47 trillion.
In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 19 gainers and 12? losers.
Car & General Plc [CGEN] led the gainers with 9.09% share price appreciation closing at KES 24.00 per share, followed by:
Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (+4.65%)
Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (+4.42%)
Uchumi Supermarket Plc [UCHM] (+3.7%).
On the losing side, Total Kenya Plc [TOTL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of? 7.42% at KES 23.70 per share, followed by:
? Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] (-6.67%)
?Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] (-5.00%)
? Bamburi Cement Plc [BAMB] (-4.43%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 2.8 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.71m)
➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (2.09m)
➖ Kengen Plc [KEGN] (609,900)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained 1.52 points to close at 164.02
The NSE 20 Share Index gained 7.09 points to close at 1889.77
The NSE 25 Share Index gained 23.30 points to close at 3612.06
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market recorded an increase during Friday’s trading session with 5 contracts valued at kes 196,000 concluded as compared to the 4 contracts valued at kes 150,000 traded during the previous trading session.
The secondary bond market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange has recorded an increase in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 3.14 billion traded in 118 deals as compared to the Kes 2.69 billion achieved in 128 deals concluded in the previous trading session.
Also Read: Market Report; 11 February, 2021