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Market Report; 16 February, 2021

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

A total of 15,382,300 shares in 1,021 deals, corresponding to a market value of Kes 517,521,901.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, February 15), today’s data shows 45% improvement in volume, 57% improvement in turnover, and 12% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is Kes 2.48 trillion.

In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 14✅ gainers and 20? losers.

Kapchorua  Tea Company Plc [KAPC] led the gainers with ✅8.97% share price appreciation closing at Kes 85.00 per share, followed by:

✅Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] (+7.14%)
✅Carbacid Plc [CARB] (+5.22%)
✅Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH](+3.77%).

On the losing side, Sasini Plc [SASN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of? 5.46% at Kes 17.30 per share, followed by:

?Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (-5.19%)
?Eveready E.A Plc [EVRD] (-4.46%)
?Jubilee Holdings Plc [JUB] (-3.57%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 5.1 million traded shares, followed by:

➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB](2.86m)
➖ Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.56m)
➖ Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] (1.05m)

➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined ?1.31 to close at 164.48
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined ? 5.69 points to close at 1879.19
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined? 14.33 points to close at 3618.75

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market recorded a decline during today’s trading session with 2 contracts valued at kes 75,150 concluded as compared to the 6 contracts valued at kes 238,100 traded during the previous trading session.

The secondary bond market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange has recorded a decline in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 2.42 billion traded in 205 deals as compared to the Kes 2.76 billion achieved in 56 deals concluded in the previous trading session.

Also Read: Market Report; 15 February 2021