Market Report; 23 November,2020
At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) this week.
A total of 9,420,400 shares in 539 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 480,746,827.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, November 20), today’s data shows 68% decline in volume, 47% decline in turnover, and 40% decline in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.16 trillion.
In the aggregate, 44 NSE listed securities participated in trading, ending with 12 gainers and 21 losers.
Carbacid Investments Plc [CARB] led the gainers with 5.40% share price appreciation closing at KES 8.98 per share, followed by:
✅Centum Investment Company Plc [CTUM] (+5.00%)
✅Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (+3.23%)
✅Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+2.91%).
On the losing side, East African Portland Cement Company [PORT] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?7.69% at KES 12.00 per share, followed by:
?Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (-7.09%)
?Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] (-5.58%)
?Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (-5.17%).
KCB Group Plc [KCB] recorded the highest volume of 4.4 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (2.24m)
➖East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (827,100)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (669,500).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.03 points to close at 143.75
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅1.01 points to close at 1786.89
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅2.51 points to close at 3258.19
There derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange had one Safaricom contract concluded during today’s trading session.
The bonds market posted a moderate decline in turnover during today’s trading session, with bonds worth Kes 2.20 billion transacted in 58 deals against the Kes 2.44 billion worth of bonds transacted in the previous trading session.