Market Report 04 February, 2020

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

A total of 23,729,700 shares in 835 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 841,109,514.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, February 3), today’s data shows 351% improvement in volume, 957% improvement in turnover, and 24% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.48 trillion.

In the aggregate, 42 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 17 ✅gainers and ?20 losers.

Car and General (Kenya) Plc [CGEN] led the gainers with ✅9.09% share price appreciation closing at KES 24.00 per share, followed by:

✅WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (+6.20%)
✅Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (+5.17%)
✅Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (+3.13%).

On the losing side, Bamburi Cement Plc [BAMB] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?5.86% closing at KES 68.25 per share, followed by:

?Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-5.19%)
?Umeme Limited [UMME] (-5.00%)
?BOC Kenya Plc [BOC] (-4.76%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 10.7 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (6.85m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.53m)
➖Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (1.85m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.37 points to close at 163.45

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index dropped ?3.07 points to close at 2601.98

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅11.55 points to close at 4047.43

The Derivatives Market had one Barclays Bank futures contract traded at 13.20 with a turnover value of Kes. 13.00

The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 82 deals worth Kes 3.83 Billion, a 233% gain in value on the Fixed income segment as compared to yesterday’s 56 deals valued at Kes 1.15 Billion

Source: NSE

Data Compiled by Trading Room.

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