Market Report 18 December, 2019
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 13,843,200 shares in 850 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 406,948,516.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, December 17), today’s data shows 59% decline in volume, 68% decline in turnover, and 21% decline in deals. The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.44 trillion.
In the aggregate, 45 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 22 ✅gainers and 16 ?losers.
TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] led the gainers with ✅10.00% share price appreciation closing at KES 17.60 per share, followed by:
✅Standard Group Plc [SGL] (+9.80%)
✅Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] (+9.45%)
✅Unga Group Plc [UNGA](+7.94%).
On the losing side, Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?-9.27% closing at KES 2.35 per share, followed by:
?Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (-5.41%)
?HF Group Plc [HFCK] (-4.36%)
?Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (-3.32%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 5.3 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (2.28m)
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (2.18m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.69m).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.62 points to close at 160.53
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index dropped ?-16.82 points to close at 2573.01
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅16.49 points to close at 3958.07
The Derivatives Market had no activity in today’s trading session.
The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 68 deals worth Kes 1.30 Billion, an increase in value from Yesterday’s 68 deals valued at Kes 591.5 Million.
Data Compiled by Trading Room.
Source: Nairobi Securities Exchange.