Market Report: July 01, 2020

At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

A total of 19,700,600 shares in 956 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 481,375,852.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, June 30), today’s data shows 27% improvement in volume, 34% improvement in turnover, but 22% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.09 trillion.

In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 18 ✅gainers and 16 ?losers.

Kenya Airways Plc [KQ] led the gainers with ✅9.76% share price appreciation closing at KES 3.60 per share, followed by:

✅Liberty Kenya Holdings Plc [LBTY] (+9.48%)
✅Carbacid Investments Plc [CARB] (+7.48%)
✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+7.32%).

On the losing side, Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?9.71% closing at KES 3.16 per share, followed by:

?Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (-5.73%)
?Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (-3.57%)
?Total Kenya Plc [TOTL] (-3.48%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 11.5 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (2.27m)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company [KPLC] (1.67m)
➖Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (1.48m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.05 points to close at 137.73

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅5.52 points to close at 1947.64

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅1.44 points to close at 3215.67

The Derivatives Market had 4 contracts valued at Kes 112,600 transacted in today’s trading session. This was against the 2 contracts valued at Kes 50,450 concluded in the previous session.

The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a moderate decline in activity with bonds worth Kes 2.35 Billion achieved in 119 deals on the market as compared to the Kes 2.43 Billion achieved in 99 deals recorded during the previous trading session.

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