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Market Report; 18 September, 2020

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

A total of 19,990,800 shares in 792 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 452,868,383.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, September 17), today’s data shows 84% decline in volume, 88% decline in turnover, and 26% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.11 trillion.

In the aggregate, 39 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with✅ 18 gainers and ?13 losers.

Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] led the gainers with✅ 5.00% share price appreciation closing at KES 0.42 per share, followed by:

✅ East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (+4.84%)
✅Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+3.36%)
✅ Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (+3.28%).

On the losing side, Bank of Kigali Group Plc[BKG] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of? 10.00% at KES 13.50 per share, followed by:

? Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (-6.25%)
? East African Cables Plc [CABL] (-5.98%)
? Uchumi Supermarket Plc[UCHM] (-3.23%).

Safaricom Plc[SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 5.8 million traded shares, followed by

➖Uchumi Supermarket Plc [UCHM](3.62m)
➖ Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (3.29m)
➖ Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] (3.08m)

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 0.44 points to close at 140.24
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅2.81 points to close at 1847.41
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅ 18.82 points to close at 3238.77

The derivatives market of the NSE had no contracts concluded in today’s trading session.

The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a slight increase in  activity during today’s session with bonds worth Kes 1.60 billion transacted in 74 deals in as compared to the Kes 1.54 billion achieved in 52 deals posted in the previous trading session

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