Market Report: 21 July, 2020
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE),
A total of 39,176,500 shares in 1,398 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 1,013,491,095.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, July 20), today’s data shows 246% improvement in volume, 85% improvement in turnover, and 74% improvement in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 1.97 trillion.
In the aggregate, 48 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 15 ✅ gainers and 23 ? losers.
STANLIB Fahari Income REIT [FAHR] led the gainers with ✅3.6% share price appreciation closing at KES 5.76 per share, followed by;
✅Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH](+3.45%),
✅TPS Eastern Africa [TPSE] (+3.05%)
✅Williamson Tea Kenya Plc [WTK](+2.97%).
On the losing side, Standard Group Plc [SGL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 9.84% closing at KES 22.45 per share, followed by;
?Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD](-7.48%),
?Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM](-6.47%)
?Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-6.1%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 31.7 million traded shares, followed by;
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.2m),
➖Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] (975,800)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (942,100).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined ? 1.43 points to close at 130.79
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined ?3.38 points to close at 1906.25
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined ?29.16 points to close at 3076.64
There were 27 contracts valued at Kes 673,100 concluded in today’s trading session. The Safaricom contract expiring on 17th September was the most traded contract in today’s session.
The Secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange soared in activity with bonds worth Kes 5.51 Billion transacted against the Kes 895.1 Million worth of bonds traded during Monday’s trading session. The number of deals however declined to 76 from yesterday’s 84 deals.