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Market Report 18 February, 2020

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

A total of 11,276,200 shares in 817 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 357,458,862.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, February 17), today’s data shows 22% decline in volume, 13% improvement in turnover, and 22% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.44 trillion.

In the aggregate, 45 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 18 gainers and 22 losers.

East African Portland Cement Company [PORT] led the gainers with ✅9.62% share price appreciation closing at KES 14.25 per share, followed by:

✅Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] (+9.09%)
✅STANLIB Fahari Income REIT [FAHR] (+5.24%)
✅Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (+4.76%).

On the losing side, Liberty Kenya Holdings Plc [LBTY] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻8.00% to close at KES 9.20 per share, followed by:

🔻Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (-7.89%)
🔻Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (-5.66%)
🔻Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (-4.58%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 3.5 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (2.02m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.48m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (915,800).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] dropped 🔻1.24points to close at 160.087

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index dropped 🔻10.94 points to close at 2540.23

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index dropped 🔻19.33 points to close at 3978.77

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

The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 64 deals worth Kes 2.25 Billion, a decline in deals and in value on the Fixed income segment as compared to yesterday’s 100 deals valued at Kes 2.77Billion.

Source: NSE

Data Compiled by Trading Room.