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

A total of 17,947,500 shares in 969 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 458,867,711.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, July 10), today’s data shows 55% decline in volume, 37% decline in turnover, and 57% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 1.99 trillion.

In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 16 ✅gainers and 17 ?losers.

Standard Group Plc [SGL] led the gainers with ✅9.79% share price appreciation closing at KES 24.10 per share, followed by:

✅Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (+9.00%)
✅Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+5.71%)
✅Trans Century Plc [TCL] (+5.7%).

On the losing side, Unga Group Plc [UNGA] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?6.03% closing at KES 28.05 per share, followed by:

?Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (-4.44%)
?Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (-3.32%)
?Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (-3.16%).

Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 5.2 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (4.8m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (3.16m)
➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (2.11m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.25 points to close at 132.63

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined ?0.47 points to close at 1900.81

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅10.49 points to close at 3102.50

The Derivatives markets of the Nairobi Securities Exchange had one Safaricom single stock future’s contract valued at Kes 27,500 concluded during today’s trading session.

The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a marginal decline in activity with bonds worth Kes 1.17 Billion achieved in 44 deals on the market as compared to the Kes 1.26 Billion achieved in 52 deals during the previous trading session.