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

A total of 37,487,700 shares in 1,468 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 1,681,635,815.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, May 14), today’s data shows 67% improvement in volume, 283% improvement in turnover, and 20% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.05 trillion.

In the aggregate, 42 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 15 ✅gainers and 20 ?losers.

Standard Group Plc [SGL] led the gainers with ✅10.00% share price appreciation closing at KES 19.80 per share, followed by:

✅Kenya Airways Plc [KQ] (+9.84%)
✅Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (+8.54%)
✅Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+5.81%).

On the losing side, Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?10.00% closing at KES 0.54 per share, followed by:

?Trans Century Plc [TCL] (-8.82%)
?Eaagads Limited [EGAD] (-8.44%)
?Umeme Limited [UMME] (-7.88%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 13.4 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (12.03m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (4.22m)
➖East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (3.24m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅1.14 points to close at 135.33

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅5.28 points to close at 1975.30

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅11.37 points to close at 3179.99

Activity on the derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange was lower with 5 KCB single stock futures contracts expiring on 17th September 2020, implying a turnover of Kes 175,000. This was against the 8 contracts worth Kes 246, 500 concluded in the previous trading session.

Secondary trading on the bond market at the Nairobi Securities Exchange was relatively constant with bonds worth Kes 2.97 Billion trading in 70 deals, as compared to yesterday’s turnover of Kes 1.86 Billion which was achieved in 80 deals.

 

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