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Market Report; 26 November,2020

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

A total of 20,987,900 shares in 978 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 529,191,556.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, November 25), today’s data shows 70% improvement in volume, 63% improvement in turnover, and 44% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.17 trillion.

In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed securities participated in trading, ending with 18 ✅gainers and 21 ?losers.

TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] led the gainers with ✅9.52% share price appreciation closing at KES 14.95 per share, followed by:

✅East African Portland Cement Company [PORT] (+9.09%)
✅Carbacid Investments Plc [CARB] (+8.61%)
✅BOC Kenya Plc [BOC] (+4.92%).

On the losing side, Standard Group Plc [SGL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?9.88% closing at KES 22.80 per share, followed by:

?Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-9.71%)
?Kenya Power & Lighting Company Pc [KPLC] (-7.01%)
?Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] (-4.79%).

NCBA Group Plc [NCBA] recorded the highest volume of 7.3 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Kengen Plc [KEGN] (2.98m)
➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (2.95m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.66m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.05 points to close at 143.98

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined ?9.30 points to close at 1781.09

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅0.63 points to close at 3267.31

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

Trading on the secondary bond market at the NSE recorded growth in activity with bonds worth Kes 3.45 billion transacted in 52 deals on the Fixed income segment as compared to the Kes 4.28 billion worth of bonds transacted during the previous trading session