Market Report; 22 October, 2020

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

A total of 10,520,900 shares in 685 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 280,620,557.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, October 21), today’s data shows 18% improvement in volume and 12% improvement in turnover.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.11 trillion.

In the aggregate, 34 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 10✅ gainers and 13? losers.

Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH]led the gainers with✅ 6.06% share price appreciation closing at KES 1.40 per share, followed by

✅ Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+4.76%)

✅ Transcentury Plc [TCL] (+4.43%)

✅Safaricom Plc [SCOM](+1.32%)

On the losing side, CIC Insurance Plc [CIC] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?6.33% at KES 2.07 per share, followed by

? Carbacid Plc [CARB] (-5.18%),

?Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-3.62%)

? Centum Investment Plc [CTUM](-2.7%).

KCB Group Plc [KCB] recorded the highest volume of 4.3 million traded shares, followed

➖ Centum Investment Plc [CTUM] (2.55m)

➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (1.42m)

➖ Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (656,500).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 0.93 points to close at 140.72

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined? 4.39 points to close at 1805.26

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅11.65 points to close at 3216.25

There were no contracts concluded during today’s trading session on the derivative market of the NSE.

The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a rise in activity during today’s session with bonds worth Kes 3.72 billion transacted in 63 deals in as compared to the Kes 2.83 billion achieved during the Wednesday’s trading session.

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