Market Report; 24 December,2020
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 13,123,900 shares in 625 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 511,060,570.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, December 23), today’s data shows 44% improvement in volume, 124% improvement in turnover, and 5% improvement in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.26 trillion.
In the aggregate, 42 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 22 gainers and 12 losers.
Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] led the gainers with ✅7.47% share price appreciation closing at KES 12.95 per share, followed by:
✅Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (+4.11%)
✅Kengen Plc [KEGN] (+3.3%)
✅Trans Century Plc [TCL] (+2.99%).
On the losing side, Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?4.55% at KES 2.94 per share, followed by:
?Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (-4.53%)
?Nairobi Business Ventures Plc [NBV] (-3.6%)
?HF Group Plc [HFCK](-2.47%).
KCB Group Plc [KCB] recorded the highest volume of 4.7 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (3.09m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (3.02m)
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KEGN] (405,600).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.36 points to close at 150.18
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅16.44 points to close at 1839.51
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅12.30 points to close at 3344.26
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange had 5 single stocks futures contracts valued at Kes 180,290 concluded during today’s trading session. This was a rise in turnover from the 15 contracts valued at Kes 168,875 transacted in the previous trading session.
The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted an exponential rise in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 1.77 billion traded in 56 deals during today’s session as compared to the Kes 3.04 Billion achieved in 106 deals during the previous trading session.