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Market Report; 14 September, 2020

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

A total of 5,435,000 shares in 927 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 81,479,605.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, September 11), today’s data shows 64% decline in volume, 80% decline in turnover, and 5% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.11 trillion.

In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with✅ 20 gainers and🔻 17 losers.

Bamburi Cement Plc [BAMB] led the gainers with ✅10.00% share price appreciation closing at KES 22.00 per share, followed by:

✅ Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (+6.25%)
✅ Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] (+4.24%)
✅Trans Century Plc [TCL] (+3.75%).

On the losing side, Eaagads Plc[EGAD] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 10.00% at KES 11.25 per share, followed by:

🔻 Home Afrika Plc [HAFR]] (-5.41%)
🔻 Car and General (Kenya) Plc [CGEN] (-4.9%)
🔻 Kengen Plc [KEGN]. (-4.73%).

Co-operative Bank of Kenya[COOP] recorded the highest volume of 942,600 traded shares, followed by

➖ Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (732,800)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (493,600)
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (423,300).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined🔻 0.25 points to close at 140.62
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅3.74 points to close at 1879.44
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined 🔻1.32 points to close at 3259.34

The derivatives market of the NSE had 4 contracts valued at Kes 121,000 concluded in today’s trading session.

The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded quite a rise in activity during today’s session with bonds worth Kes 6.43 billion transacted in 92 deals in as compared to the Kes 3.32 billion achieved in 96 deals posted in Friday’s trading session