Market Report; 23 October,2020
At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) this week.
A total of 17,470,400 shares in 751 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 610,461,708.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, October 22), today’s data shows 66% improvement in volume, 118% improvement in turnover, and 10% improvement in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.12 trillion.
In the aggregate, 47 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 19✅ gainers and 20? losers.
Standard Group Plc [SGL] led the gainers with✅ 9.8% share price appreciation closing at KES 21.85 per share, followed by:
✅ Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] (+6.43%)
✅ East African Cables Plc [CABL] (+6%)
✅ Carbacid Plc [CARB] (+5.94%).
On the losing side, Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of? 6.79% closing at KES 13.05 per share, followed by:
? Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (-3.60%)
?Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (-3.27%)
? Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (-3.1%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 13.4 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.37m)
➖East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (616,500)
➖ WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (263,700).
The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained 0.49 to close at 141.21
The NSE 20 Share Index declined 5.97 points to close at 1799.29
The NSE 25 Share Index declined 0.29 points to close at 3216.66
There were 6 contracts valued at kes 205,050 concluded during today’s trading session on the derivatives market of the NSE.
The bonds market posted a decline in turnover in today’s trading session, with bonds worth Kes 3.04 billion transacted in 81 deals against the 3.72 billion worth of bonds transacted in Thursday’s trading session.