Market Report; 04 May, 2021
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 14,311,000 shares in 987 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 501,142,881.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, May 3), today’s data shows 154% improvement in volume, 168% improvement in turnover, and 17% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Exchange is KES 2.57 trillion.
In the aggregate, 47 listed equities participated in trading, ending with 14 ✅gainers and 23 🔻losers.
Olympia Capital Holdings Plc [OCH] led the gainers with ✅9.55% share price appreciation closing at KES 2.18 per share, followed by:
✅TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (+7.74%)
✅Umeme Limited [UMME](+7.29%)
✅Nairobi Business Ventures Plc [NBV] (+4.76%).
On the losing side, Standard Group Plc [SGL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻10.00% at KES 17.10 per share, followed by:
🔻Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (-7.60%)
🔻Car and General (Kenya) Plc (-7.41%)
🔻Limuru Tea Company Plc [LIMT] (-5.56%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 9.1 million traded shares, followed by:
➖I&M Holdings Plc [IMH] (1.31m)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (1.31m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (684,400).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.46 points to close at 170.07
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined 🔻12.46 points to close at 1845.80
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined 🔻0.69 points to close at 3685.33
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during Tuesday’s trading session, with 70 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 2.76 million concluded, compared to the 37 SSF contracts valued at Kes 1.67 million concluded during 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 5.42 billion transacted in 137 deals as compared to the Kes 4.61 billion worth of bonds achieved in 95 deals in the preceding session.