Market Report 17 December, 2019
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 34,107,900 shares in 1,080 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 1,291,595,252.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, December 16), today’s data shows 224% improvement in volume, 236% improvement in turnover, and 17% improvement in deals. The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.43 trillion.
In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 19 ✅gainers and 20 ?losers.
HF Group Plc [HFCK] led the gainers with ✅5.30% share price appreciation closing at KES 5.96 per share, followed by:
✅Eveready Plc [EVRD] (+3.70%)
✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+3.70%)
✅Umeme Limited [UMME] (+2.86%).
On the losing side, Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?-5.41% closing at KES 0.70 per share, followed by:
?Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-4.33%)
?Standard Group Plc [SGL] (-3.77%)
?East African Portland Cement Company [PORT] (-3.45%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 20.9 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (5.81m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (3.7m)
➖Cooperative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (729,400).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.34 points to close at 159.91
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅5.78 points to close at 2589.83
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅17.69 points to close at 3941.58
The Derivatives Market had 5 trades valued at Kes. 250,540 an increase in value from yesterday’s trade worth Kes. 51,000.
The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 68 deals worth Kes 591.5 Million, a drop in value from Yesterday’s 65 deals valued at Kes 767.15 Million.
Data Compiled by Trading Room.
Source: Nairobi Securities Exchange.