Markets Report; 04 March, 2021
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
A total of 16,134,900 shares in 988 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 619,064,754.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, March 3), today’s data shows 183% improvement in volume, 213% improvement in turnover, and 5% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.45 trillion.
In the aggregate, 48 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 15✅ gainers and 17???? losers.
Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] led the gainers with 8.47% share price appreciation closing at✅ KES 23.05 per share, followed by
✅ Car & General Plc [CGEN](+8.33%)
✅ Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (+6.35%)
✅ BOC Gases Kenya Plc [BOC] (+5.26%)
On the losing side, NCBA Group Plc [NCBA] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of???? 6.79% at KES 24.70 per share, followed by:
????Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-5.43%)
????Umeme Limited [UMME] (-4.12%)
????WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (-2.11%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 11.5 million traded shares, followed by
➖Equity Group Holdings [EQTY] (646,700)
➖East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (603,600)
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE](600,400).
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined 0.64 to close at 162.79
The NSE 20 Share Index gained1.99 points to close at 1936.89
The NSE 25 Share Index declined16.46 points to close at 3589.32
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market recorded an increase during today’s trading session with 11 contracts valued at Kes 417,750 concluded as compared to the 10 contracts valued at Kes 215,000 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 4.67 billion traded in 65 deals as compared to the Kes 3.81 billion achieved in 90 deals concluded in the previous trading session.