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Market Report; 29 December,2020

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

A total of 5,381,200 shares in 710 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 86,516,391.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, December 28), today’s data shows 18% decline in volume and 21% decline in turnover.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.27 trillion.

In the aggregate, 45 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 23 gainers and 12 losers.

Sasini Plc [SASN] led the gainers with ✅9.65% share price appreciation closing at KES 18.75 per share, followed by:

✅Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+9.52%)
✅Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (+6.25%)
✅TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (+5.33%).

On the losing side, Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?4.76% closing at KES 0.40 per share, followed by:

?Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (-3.45%)
?Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (-2.44%)
?Carbacid Investments Plc [CARB] (-1.65%).

Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] recorded the highest volume of 1 million traded shares, followed by:

➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (934,600)
➖Kengen Plc [KEGN] (906,800)
➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (898,300).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.31 points to close at 150.60

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅8.78 points to close at 1838.84

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅18.20 points to close at 3363.65

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange had 5 KCB Group single stocks futures contracts valued at Kes 185,000 concluded. This was a decline in turnover from the 5 contracts valued at Kes 46,000 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 1.99 billion traded in 63 deals during Tuesday’s session as compared to the Kes 2.28 Billion achieved in 40 deals during the previous trading session.