Nairobi Securities Exchange KENYA

Market Report; 02 August, 2021

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

A total of 7,022,000 shares in 1,025 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 227,570,627.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, July 30), today’s data shows 55% decline in volume, 61% decline in turnover, and 6% decline in deals.

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.67 trillion.

In the aggregate, 53 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 22 ✅gainers and 21 ?losers.

East African Portland Cement Company [PORT] led the gainers with ✅9.76% share price appreciation closing at KES 9.00 per share, followed by:

✅Limuru Tea Company Plc [LIMT] (+8.84%)
✅Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+8.7%)
✅Standard Group Plc [SGL] (+8.57%).

On the losing side, Trans Century Plc [TCL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?8.03% closing at KES 1.26 per share, followed by:

?Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (-5.67%),
?Umeme Limited [UMME] (-5.54%)
?Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-4.58%).

Safaricom recorded the highest volume of 3.38 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Bamburi Cement Plc [BAMB] (1.34m)
➖ILAM Fahari Income REIT [FAHR] (339,200)
➖CIC Insurance Group Plc [CIC] (310,400).

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) posted a rise in turnover during Monday’s trading session, with 19 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 793,500 concluded, compared to the 23 contracts valued at Kes 704,855 concluded on the previous session.

Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 5.89 billion transacted in 97 deals as compared to the Kes 4.84 billion worth of bonds achieved in  122 deals in the preceding session

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