Market Report: 13 January, 2021
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 8,476,600 shares in 951 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 248,917,675.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, January 12), today’s data shows 45% decline in volume, 39% decline in turnover, but 7% improvement in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.33 trillion.
In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 18 ✅gainers and 19 🔻losers.
Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] led the gainers with ✅8.33% share price appreciation closing at KES 13.00 per share, followed by:
✅Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] (+7.89%)
✅HF Group Plc [HFCK] (+4.12%)
✅Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (+3.96%).
On the losing side, BOC Kenya Plc [BOC] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻8.76% at KES 57.25 per share, followed by:
🔻Sasini Plc [SASN] (-5.05%)
🔻Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (-5.00%)
🔻Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (-4.16%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 2.7 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.67m)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (740,200)
➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (583,000).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.65 points to close at 154.53
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅8.42 points to close at 1910.64
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅8.70 points to close at 3445.93
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange had 7 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 199,140 concluded. This was a rise in transaction value and deals as compared to the Kes 182,000 turnover achieved in the previous trading session.
The secondary bond market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during Tuesday’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 922.35 million traded in 40 deals concluded as compared to the Kes 1.06 billion achieved in 45 deals during the previous trading session.