Market Report; 02 June, 2021
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 16,523,900 shares in 1,149 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 866,640,503.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, May 31), today’s data shows 15% improvement in volume, 221% improvement in turnover, and 18% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.6 trillion.
In the aggregate, 48 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 27✅ gainers and 11🔻 losers.
Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] led the gainers with ✅9.89% share price appreciation closing at KES 20.55 per share, followed by:
✅ Carbacid Plc [CARB] (+8.06%)
✅ Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (+7.14%)
✅ Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] (+6.15%).
On the losing side, HF Group Plc [HFCK] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 6.3% at KES 3.57 per share, followed by:
🔻 Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (-4%)
🔻 BOC Gases Kenya Plc [BOC] (-2.67%)
🔻 Standard Chartered Group plc [SCBK] (-1.81%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 5.8 million traded shares, followed by :
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (2.81m)
➖ East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (2.03m)
➖ Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP](1.42m)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained 1.22 points to close at 171.19
The NSE 20 Share Index gained 28.13 points to close at 1899.68
The NSE 25 Share Index gained31.84 points to close at 3701.41
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a quite a decline in activity during Today’s trading session, with 6 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 124,660 concluded, compared to the 97 SSF contracts valued at Kes 4.00 million concluded on the previous session
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 2.66 billion transacted in 66 deals as compared to the Kes 6.27 billion worth of bonds achieved in 110 deals in the preceding session.