Market Report; 03 March, 2021

At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange 

A total of 5,708,300 shares in 944 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 197,731,039.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, March 2), today’s data shows 78% decline in volume, 74% decline in turnover, and 2% decline in deals.

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.46 trillion.

In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 20✅ gainers and 18 ????losers.

Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] led the gainers with✅ 9.25% share price appreciation closing at KES 21.25 per share, followed by:

✅TransCentury Plc [TCL] (+6.56%)
✅ NCBA Group Plc [NCBA] (+5.79%)
✅Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (+5.5%).

On the losing side, Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of???? 8.12% at KES 7.24 per share, followed by:

????TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (-5.59%)
????Eaagads Plc [EGAD](-5.45%)
????Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-5.38%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 1.4 million traded shares, followed by:

➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.13m)
➖Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (582,300)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (568,100).

➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined???? 1.49 to close at 163.43
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅12.23 points to close at 1934.90
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined????16.53 points to close at 3605.78

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market recorded a decline during today’s trading session with 10 contracts valued at Kes 215,000 concluded as compared to the 18 contracts valued at Kes 1,036,200 traded during the previous trading session.

The secondary bond market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange has recorded an increase in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 3.81 billion traded in 90 deals as compared to the Kes 1.44 billion achieved in 58 deals concluded in the previous trading session.

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