Market Report; 06 April, 2021

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

A total of 6,730,400 shares in 992 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 248,885,112.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, April 1), today’s data shows 59% decline in volume, 59% decline in turnover, and 6% decline in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.41 trillion.

In the aggregate, 47 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 17 ✅gainers and 22 ?losers.

Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] led the gainers with 9.09% share price appreciation closing at KES 12.00 per share, followed by:

✅Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (+7%)
✅HF Group Plc [HFCK] (+5.82%)
✅Total Kenya Plc [TOTL] (+4.8%).

On the losing side, Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?6.15% closing at KES 1.22 per share, followed by:

?Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (-4.35%)
?Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (-3.78%)
?East African Cables Plc [CABL] (-3.08%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 2.4 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM](845,800)
➖East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (599,800)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (428,500).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined ?0.83 points to close at 159.85

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined ?1.35 points to close at 1863.10

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined ?12.32 points to close at 3547.08

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange extended a further decline in Tuesday’s trading session, with 5 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 393,100 million concluded, compared to the 34 SSF contracts valued at Kes 1.32  million concluded on the previous session

Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a decline in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 647.85 million transacted in 105 deals as compared to the Kes 1.26 billion worth of bonds achieved in 96 deals in the preceding session.

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