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Market Report 20 January, 2020

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

A total of 15,872,900 shares in 924 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 737,166,564.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, January 17), today’s data shows 6% improvement in turnover and 26% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.53 trillion.

In the aggregate, 42 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 19 ✅gainers and 18 ?losers.

Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] led the gainers with ✅10.00% share price appreciation closing at KES 2.20 per share, followed by:

✅TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (+9.88%)
✅Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+8.00%)
✅East African Cables Plc [CABL] (+4.78%).

On the losing side, Bank of Kigali Group [BKG] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?-9.92% closing at KES 22.70 per share, followed by:

?Kakuzi Plc [KUKZ] (-8.89%)
?Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (-7.79%)
?Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (-7.27%).

Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 4 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (2.71m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.96m)
➖Barclays Bank of Kenya [BBK] (1.62m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.11 points to close at 166.34

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index dropped ?2.16 points to close at 2666.96

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅8.85 points to close at 4110.98

The Derivatives Market closed the day with 2 contracts traded, implying a turnover of Kes 84,250.

The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 87 deals worth Kes 2.74 Billion, indicating a wake in activities on the Fixed income segment as compared to Friday’s 58 deals valued at Kes 974.95 Million.

Source: NSE

Data Compiled by Trading Room.

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