Market Report: 15 July, 2020
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 34,836,300 shares in 1,246 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 883,520,258.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, July 14), today’s data shows 29% improvement in volume, 42% improvement in turnover, but 12% decline in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 1.98 trillion.
In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 19 ✅gainers and 17 ?losers.
Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] led the gainers with ✅9.51% share price appreciation closing at KES 4.26 per share, followed by:
✅Trans Century Plc [TCL] (+9.38%)
✅East African Cables Plc [CABL] (+9.05%)
✅Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (+8.53%).
On the losing side, TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?9.39% closing at KES 12.55 per share, followed by:
?HF Group Plc [HFCK] (-8.86%)
?Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (-5.26%)
?Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-3.26%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 24.4 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (5.09m)
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (1.48m)
➖Kengen Plc [KGEN] (1.26m).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅ 0.36 points to close at 131.90
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅19.92 points to close at 1913.57
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅12.36 points to close at 3109.51
The Derivatives markets of the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a rise in activity with 9 contracts valued at Kes 248,550 against the 1 contract valued at Kes 27,500 concluded in the previous trading session.
The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a slight decline in activity with bonds worth Kes 2.00 Billion achieved in 133 deals in today’s session as compared to the Kes 2.17 Billion achieved in 59 deals during the previous trading session.