Market Report; 05 May, 2021
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 7,540,900 shares in 955 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 249,384,421.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, May 4), today’s data shows 47% decline in volume, 50% decline in turnover, and 3% decline in deals.
The current Nairobi Securities Exchange market capitalization is KES 2.56 trillion.
In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 25✅ gainers and 8🔻 losers.
Eveready E. A Plc [EVRD] led the gainers with✅ 9% share price appreciation closing at KES 1.09 per share, followed by:
✅Sasini Plc [SASN] (+7.37%)
✅Carbacid Plc [CARB](+5.5%)
✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+5.26%).
On the losing side, Centum Investment Plc [CTUM] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻3.22% at KES 15.05 per share, followed by:
🔻I&M Holdings Plc [IMH] (-0.7%)
🔻Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-0.66%)
🔻Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (-0.61%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 4.5 million traded shares, followed by:
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (838,100)
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation[KNRE] (461,300)
➖Centum Investment Plc [CTUM] (255,300)
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined🔻 0.38 points to close at 169.69
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅ 16.68 points to close at 1862.07
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻 0.23 points to close at 3685.10
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during today’s trading session, with 32 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 1.58 million concluded, compared to the 70 SSF contracts valued at Kes 2.76 million concluded during 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 2.97 billion transacted in 61 deals as compared to the Kes 5.42 billion worth of bonds achieved in 137 deals in the preceding session.