Market Report; 05 March 2021

At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange 

A total of 8,685,200 shares in 1,071 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 220,172,964.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, March 4), today’s data shows 46% decline in volume, 64% decline in turnover, but 8% improvement in deals.

The current market capitalization at the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.44 trillion.

In the aggregate, 44 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 14✅ gainers and 26???? losers.

Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] led the gainers with✅ 9.98% share price appreciation closing at KES 25.35 per share, followed by:

✅Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (+4.94%)
✅ NCBA Group Plc [NCBA] (+4.86%)
✅ Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (+3.24%).

On the losing side, TransCentury Plc [TCL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of???? 6.92% at KES 1.21 per share, followed by:

????Total Kenya Plc [TOTL] (-5.81%)
???? Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] (-4.62%)
???? E. A Portland Plc [PORT] (-4.34%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 2.9 million traded shares, followed by

➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.26m)
➖Co-operative Bank of Kenya[COOP] (1.24m)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (934,700)

➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined???? 1.12 to close at 161.67
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅4.50 points to close at 1941.39
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined????2.25 points to close at 3587.07

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market recorded an increase during today’s trading session with 14 contracts valued at Kes 482,900 concluded as compared to the 10 contracts valued at Kes 417,750 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 5.90 billion traded in 100 deals as compared to the Kes 4.67 billion achieved in 65 deals concluded in the previous trading session.

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