Market Report; July 07,2020
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE),
A total of 31,714,700 shares in 1,725 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 877,983,429.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, July 6), today’s data shows 42% improvement in volume, 59% improvement in turnover, and 39% improvement in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.03 trillion.
In the aggregate, 45 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 13 ✅gainers and 25 🔻losers.
WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] led the gainers with ✅26.29% share price appreciation closing at KES 22.10 per share, followed by;
✅Sameer Africa Plc [SMER](+9.51%),
✅Olympia Capital Holdings Plc [OCH] (+6.52%)
✅TPS Eastern Africa [TPSE] (+6.38%).
On the losing side, Liberty Kenya Holdings Plc [LBTY] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻9.66% closing at KES 7.86 per share, followed by;
🔻Car and General (Kenya) Plc [CGEN] (-7.6%)
🔻Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL](-5.65%)
🔻Express Kenya Plc [XPRS](-5.03%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 22.4 million traded shares, followed by
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (3.49m)
➖WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (2.54m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (862,700).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined 🔻 2.85 points to close at 135.14
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅ 5.81 points to close at 1954.93
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅39.12 points to close at 3154.18
The Derivatives Market had 9 contracts valued at Kes. 253,160 transacted in today’s trading session, this was higher, compared to the 2 contracts valued at Kes 103,000 transacted the previous trading session.
The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded an increase in activity with bonds worth Kes 3.24 Billion achieved in 104 deals on the market as compared to the Kes 2.41 Billion achieved in 81 deals during the previous trading session.