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Market Report 24 February, 2020

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

A total of 9,296,200 shares in 736 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 290,672,542.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, February 21), today’s data shows 40% decline in volume and 35% decline in turnover.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.41 trillion.

In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 16 ✅gainers and 18 🔻losers.

Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] led the gainers with ✅8.90% share price appreciation closing at KES 1.59 per share, followed by:

✅Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] (+7.50%)
✅WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (+3.03%)
✅Bamburi Cement Plc [BAMB] (+2.4%).

On the losing side, Eaagads Plc [EGAD] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻10.00% closing at KES 9.90 per share, followed by:

🔻Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (-8.42%)
🔻HF Group Plc [HFCK] (-8.11%)
🔻Eveready Plc [EVRD] (-4.85%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 4.9 million traded shares, followed by:

➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.64m)
➖Kengen Plc [KEGN]. (1.26m)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (423,600).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.01 points to close at 158.39

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅ 4.61 points to close at 2503.55

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅ 1.08 points to close at 3918.54

The Derivatives Market had two NSE25 index contract expiring in 19th March 2020 traded, implying a turnover of Kes 787,200

The secondary Bond market at the NSE had bonds worth Kes 1.06 Billion traded in 65 deals, an increase in deals and in value on the Fixed income segment as compared to Friday’s 113 deals valued at Kes 2.54 Billion.

Source: NSE

Data Compiled by Trading Room.

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