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Market Report 18-Nov-19

At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

A total of 8,877,400 shares in 848 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 279,500,126.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, November 15), today’s data shows 39% decline in volume, 17% decline in turnover, and 2% decline in deals. The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.37 trillion.

In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 19 ✅gainers and 19 🔻losers.

East African Portland Cement Company [PORT] led the gainers with ✅7.89% share price appreciation closing at KES 15.05 per share, followed by:

✅Trans Century Plc [TCL] (+5.9%)
✅Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+4.44%)
✅Nation Media Group [NMG] (+3.32%).

On the losing side, Sasini Plc [SASN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻-8.33%, closing at KES 15.40 per share, followed by:

🔻Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (-6.93%)
🔻Kenya Airways Plc [KQ] (-6.76%)
🔻Eveready Plc [EVRD] (-6.25%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 4 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.56m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (585,300)
➖Kenya Airways Plc [KQ] (515,300).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] dropped 🔻-0.50 points to close at 155.48

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅0.90 points to close at 2653.85

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index dropped 🔻-3.04 points to close at 3849.02

In the Derivatives Market, the Safaricom contract expiring in 19th December 2019 moved 1 contract valued at Kes.29,000.

The bond market had 106 deals worth Kes 1.98Bn a decrease in value from Friday’s 67 deals valued at Kes 3.31Bn

Data Compiled by Trading Room. 

Source: Nairobi Securities Exchange.

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