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Market Report; 12 November,2020

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

A total of 23,979,900 shares in 709 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 608,681,084.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, November 11), today’s data shows 46% improvement in volume, 4% improvement in turnover, but 16% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.16 trillion.

In the aggregate, 45 NSE listed securities participated in trading, ending with 16 ✅gainers and 20 ?losers.

Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] led the gainers with ✅8.27% share price appreciation closing at KES 1.44 per share, followed by:

✅Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+7.14%)
✅Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (+3.62%)
✅Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+2.94%).

On the losing side, Carbacid Investments Plc [CARB] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?9.71% closing at KES 8.00 per share, followed by:

?East African Portland Cement Company [PORT] (-9.43%)
?Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (-8.75%)
?Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (-8.22%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 10.7 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] (4.99m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (2.99m)
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (2.23m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined ?0.80 points to close at 143.30

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined ?10.78 points to close at 1780.60

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined ?13.52 points to close at 3268.60

The derivatives market of the NSE posted an decline in activity with 3 contracts valued at Kes 94,800 concluded. This was against the 11 contract valued at Kes 375,720 transacted in the previous trading session.

Trading on the secondary bond market at the NSE recorded a marginal decline in activity with bonds worth Kes 1.39 billion transacted in 44 deals on the Fixed income segment as compared to the 1.47  billion worth of bonds transacted during the previous trading session.