Market Report; June 12, 2020
At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 47,998,100 shares in 1,157 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 1,115,860,931.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, June 11), today’s data shows 179% improvement in volume, 210% improvement in turnover, but 13% decline in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.17 trillion.
In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 21 ✅gainers and 15 ?losers.
Britam Holdings Plc [BRIT] led the gainers with ✅9.95% share price appreciation closing at KES 9.72 per share, followed by:
✅East African Cables Plc [CABL] (+9.30%)
✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+4.55%)
✅Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (+4.09%).
On the losing side, Car and General (Kenya) Plc [CGEN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?-9.03% closing at KES 20.65 per share, followed by:
?Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (-8.04%)
?Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (-7.78%)
?Sasini Plc [SASN] (-2.65%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 21.3 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (8.25m),
➖Britam Holdings Plc [BRIT] (5.09m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (3.2m).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅ 0.10 points to close at 142.88
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅16.74 points to close at 2011.77
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index dropped ?1.12 points to close at 3285.90
The Derivatives market of the NSE closed the week with no contract concluded on the market. This is against the five contracts valued at Kes 149,250 concluded on the market in the previous trading session.
The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded growth in activity with bonds worth Kes 1.17 Billion achieved in 94 deals on the market as compared to the Kes 1.17 Billion achieved in 94 deals recorded during the previous trading session.