NSE Nairobi

Market Report: May 29, 2020

At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) this week.

A total of 36,415,000 shares in 1,716 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 901,006,072.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, May 28), today’s data shows 154% improvement in volume, 129% improvement in turnover, and 61% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.08 trillion.

In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with nine gainers and 22 losers.

Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] led the gainers with ✅6.36% share price appreciation closing at KES 1.17 per share, followed by:

✅Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (+2.60%)
✅Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (+1.78%)
✅Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (+0.59%).

On the losing side, Car and General (Kenya) Plc [CGEN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?10.00% at KES 21.15 per share, followed by:

?Kenya Airways Plc [KQ] (-9.43%)
?I&M Holdings Plc [IMH] (-4.25%)
?Olympia Capital Holdings Plc [OCH] (-3.36%).

Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 8.4 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM](7.42m)
➖CIC Insurance Group Plc [CIC] (3.98m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (3.97m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.62 points to close at 137.13

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined ?16.38 points to close at 1948.08

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined ?10.89 points to close at 3203.94

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

The secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange saw improved activity with bonds worth Kes 4.71 Billion achieved in 103 deals on the market as compared to the Kes 3.08  Billion achieved in 127 deals recorded in the previous trading session.

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