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Market Report; 13 October,2020

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

A total of 12,718,800 shares in 940 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 304,985,015.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, October 12), today’s data shows 47% improvement in volume, 53% improvement in turnover, and 31% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.1 trillion.

In the aggregate, 50 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 14✅ gainers and 23? losers.

Express Kenya Plc[XPRS] led the gainers with✅ 7.91% share price appreciation closing at KES 4.50 per share, followed by:

✅Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+7.41%)
✅Car & General Plc [CGEN] (+6.67%)
✅Total Kenya Plc [TOTL] (+3.76%).

On the losing side, Umeme Limited [UMME] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?5.61% closing at KES 7.06 per share, followed by:

? Carbacid Plc [CARB] (-5.12%)
? Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-4.23%)
? Transcentury Plc [TCL] (-4.19%).

Centum Investment Plc [CTUM] recorded the highest volume of 4.8 million traded shares, followed by:

➖ Safaricom Plc [SCOM](3.84m)
➖Kengen Plc [KEGN] (1.37m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.1m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined? 0.17 points to close at 139.97
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined? 11.22 points to close at 1819.27
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined? 10.97 points to close at 3225.44

There were 2 contracts valued at kes 60,100 concluded during today’s transaction on the derivatives market of the NSE. This was a decline from the 5 contracts valued at Kes 139,500 concluded in the previous trading session.

The bonds market posted a decline in turnover in today’s trading session, with bonds worth Kes 2.49 billion transacted in 45 deals against the 3.11 billion worth of bonds transacted in Monday’s trading session.

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