Market Report 10 January, 2020

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

A total of 20,315,500 shares in 1,039 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 836,879,319.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, January 9), today’s data shows 25% improvement in volume, 26% improvement in turnover, but 3% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.6 trillion.

In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 24 ✅gainers and 16 ?losers.

Crown Paints Plc [CRWN] led the gainers with ✅8.80% share price appreciation closing at KES 68.00 per share, followed by:

✅Eveready Plc [EVRD] (+8.74%)
✅Carbacid Investments Plc [CARB] (+6.25%)
✅Kenya Airways Plc [KQ] (+3.33%).

On the losing side, Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?-9.91% closing at KES 3.00 per share, followed by:

?Car and General (Kenya) Plc [CGEN] (-7.69%)
?Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (-7.49%)
?Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (-5.17%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 4.9 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (3.78m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (3.2m)
➖Kengen Plc [KEGN] (2.08m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅ 0.04 points to close at 171.36

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅8.63 points to close at 2701.04

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅18.24 points to close at 4207.90

The Derivatives Market had 6 contracts traded  valued at Kes. 327,750.00 as compared to yesterday’s 1 contract  valued at Kes 32,900.

The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 65 deals worth Kes 2.28 Billion, indicating a continued growth in activity on the Fixed income segment as compared to Yesterday’s 62 deals valued at Kes 2.47 Billion.

Source: NSE

Data Compiled by Trading Room. 

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