Market Report 30 January, 2020

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

A total of 17,979,500 shares in 826 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 698,855,876.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, January 29), today’s data shows 15% decline in volume, 9% improvement in turnover, and 16% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.47 trillion.

In the aggregate, 49 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 18 ✅gainers and 23 ?losers.

Eaagads Limited [EGAD] led the gainers with ✅9.45% share price appreciation closing at KES 11.00 per share, followed by:

✅STANLIB Fahari Income REIT [FAHR] (+6.84%)
✅WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (+5.34%)
✅Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (+3.8%).

On the losing side, Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?10.00% closing at KES 0.45 per share, followed by:

?Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] (-8.63%)
?Kakuzi Plc [KUKZ] (-5.88%)
?Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (-5.47%).

Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 7.1 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (4.69m)
➖Barclays Bank of Kenya [BBK] (1.61m)
➖Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (1.25m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅1.12 points to close at 162.33

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index dropped ?1.35 points to close at 2602.01

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅12.70 points to close at 4021.36

After yesterday’s impressive performance on the Derivatives Market of 13 contracts worth Kes.656,000 transacted, today’s session had no activity.

The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 52 deals worth Kes 1.55 Billion, a decline in value and deals on the Fixed income segment as compared to yesterday’s 65 deals valued at Kes 1.96 Billion

Source: NSE

Data Compiled by Trading Room.

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