Market Report; 11 August 2021

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

A total of 11,895,500 shares in 953 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 523,364,684.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, August 10), today’s data shows 44% decline in volume, 3% decline in turnover, and 24% decline in deals.

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.74 trillion.

In the aggregate, 48 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 18 ✅gainers and 21🔻 losers.

Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] led the gainers with 9.26% share price appreciation closing at✅ KES 35.40 per share, followed by:

✅ Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] (+8.91%)
✅ Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (+6.94%)
✅TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (+6.41%)

On the losing side, Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 9.7% at KES 8.38 per share, followed by:

🔻Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (-4.52%)
🔻Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (-4.18%)
🔻Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (-3.19%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 7.16 million traded shares, followed by:

➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.03m)
➖ Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (903,800)
➖ Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (568,300)

➡️The benchmark All-Share Index [NASI] gained ✅0.03 points to close at 180.56
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined 🔻12.77 points to close at 1962.25
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻 points to close at 3934.24

The technical chart of the 20 share index of the Nairobi Securities Exhcange
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during today’s trading session, with 5 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 226,040 concluded, compared to the 19 contracts valued at Kes 840,830 concluded during Tuesday’s trading session.

Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted growth in activity during today’s trading with bonds worth Kes 5.99 billion transacted in 70 deals as compared to the Kes 4.98 billion worth of bonds achieved in 94 deals traded at the close of trading yesterday.

Market Outlook

Safaricom was today’s main feature at the bourse having traded Kes 7 million shares worth Kes 307 Million which represented 58.79% of today’s traded value.

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