Market Report; 12 October,2020

At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE),

A total of 8,680,100 shares in 717 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 198,972,048.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, October 9), today’s data shows 37% decline in volume, 39% decline in turnover, and 9% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.1 trillion.

In the aggregate, 44 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 17✅ gainers and 18? losers.

Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc[FTGH] led the gainers with 6.02% share price appreciation closing at ✅KES 1.41 per share, followed by

✅ Transcentury Plc[TCL] (+5.7%)

Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (+4.41%)

✅ Co-operative Bank of Kenya[COOP] (+3.04%).

On the losing side, HF Group Plc [HFCK] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?7.75% closing at KES 3.69 per share, followed by:

?Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (-6.78%)

?Total Kenya Plc [TOTL] (-4.64%)

? Stanbic Holdings Plc[SBIC] (-3.88%).

Safaricom Plc[SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 3.1 million traded shares, followed by

➖Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc[NSE] (2.01m)

➖ Equity Group Holdings Plc[EQTY] (829,500)

➖ Transcentury Plc[TCL] (547,500).


The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained


0.07 points to close at 140.14➡️

The NSE 20 Share Index declined? 6.05 points to close at 1830.49➡️

The NSE 25 Share Index gained


10.55 points to close at 3236.41

There were 5 contracts valued at Kes 139,000 was concluded during today’s transaction on the derivatives market of the NSE. This was a rise from the 1 contracts valued at Kes 36,000 concluded in the previous trading session.

The bonds market posted a moderate rise in turnover, with bonds worth Kes 3.11 billion transacted in 63 deals against the 2.96 billion worth of bonds transacted in Friday’s trading session.

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