Market Report; 19 October,2020
At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
A total of 6,113,100 shares in 706 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 179,039,794.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, October 16), today’s data shows 39% improvement in volume, 47% improvement in turnover, but 6% decline in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.1 trillion.
In the aggregate, 45 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 18✅ gainers and 20? losers.
Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] led the gainers with✅ 9.09% share price appreciation closing at KES 84.00 per share, followed by:
✅ Umeme Limited [UMME] (+8.02%)
✅Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+7.14%)
✅ TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (+6.67%)
On the losing side, Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of? 4.67% at KES 2.04 per share, followed by:
? Carbacid Investments Plc [CARB] (-4.33%)
? Total Kenya Plc [TOTL] (-4%)
? Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-2.57%).
Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 2.9 million traded shares, followed by
➖ Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (2.05m)
➖Centum Investments Plc [CTUM] (176,300)
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (138,300).
The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 0.05 to close at 139.70
The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅ 1.29 points to close at 1812.42
The NSE 25 Share Index declined 2.59 points to close at 3210.31
There were no contracts concluded during today’s trading session on the derivatives market of the NSE.
The bonds market posted quite a rise in turnover in today’s trading session, with bonds worth Kes 3.67 billion transacted in 32 deals against the 2.31 billion worth of bonds transacted in Friday’s trading session.