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Market Report 03 February, 2020

At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) this week. [03-Feb-2020]

A total of 5,265,500 shares in 674 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 79,558,314.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, January 31), today’s data shows 47% decline in volume, 82% decline in turnover, and 1% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.48 trillion.

In the aggregate, 47 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 20 ✅gainers and 20 ?losers.

East African Cables Plc [CABL] led the gainers with ✅5.56% share price appreciation closing at KES 2.28 per share, followed by:

✅Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+4.65%)
✅Carbacid Investments Plc [CARB] (+3.46%)
✅Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (+3.13%).

On the losing side, Car and General (Kenya) Plc [CGEN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?8.33% closing at KES 22.00 per share, followed by:

?Uchumi Supermarket Plc [UCHM] (-6.9%)
?Sasini Plc [SASN] (-4.89%)
?Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (-4.26%).

Kengen Plc [KEGN] recorded the highest volume of 1.6 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (1.1m)
➖Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (713,500)
➖Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (597,700).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.99 points to close at 163.08

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅4.64 points to close at 2605.06

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅12.53 points to close at 4035.88

The Derivatives Market had no activity in today’s trading session.

The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 56 deals worth Kes 1.15 Billion, a moderate gain in value and deals on the Fixed income segment as compared to yesterday’s 50 deals valued at Kes 1.01 Billion

Source: NSE

Data Compiled by Trading Room.

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