Market Report: 25 August, 2020
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)
A total of 37,323,900 shares in 1,173 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 854,492,397.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, August 24), today’s data shows 240% improvement in volume, 228% improvement in turnover, and 41% improvement in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.01 trillion.
In the aggregate, 44 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with ✅ 18 gainers and ? 24 losers.
Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] led the gainers with ✅ 6.21% share price appreciation closing at KES 4.79 per share, followed by
✅ Liberty Kenya Holdings[LBTY] (+4.94%)
✅ Sasini Plc [SASN] (+3.42%)
✅ Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (+3.13%).
On the losing side, Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ? 9.96% closing at KES 12.20 per share, followed by
? Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (-9.09%)
?Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (-8.12%)
? Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (-5.71%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 17.6 million traded shares, followed by
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (6.21m)
➖ Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (2m)
➖ Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.68m).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅1.37 points to close at 133.89
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined? 5.32 points to close at 17443.08
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅26.97 points to close at 3071.26
The derivatives market of the NSE no contracts concluded during today’s trading session.
The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a steep rise in activity during today’s session with bonds worth Kes 10.32 billion transacted in 80 deals in as compared to the Kes 1.18 billion achieved in 80 deals during Monday’s trading session