Market Report; 13 May, 2021

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

A total of 11,820,800 shares in 840 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 447,393,512.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, May 12), today’s data shows 6% improvement in volume, 28% improvement in turnover, but 4% decline in deals

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.51 trillion.

In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 20✅ gainers and 15? losers.

Eveready E. A Plc [EVRD] led the gainers with 9% share price appreciation closing at✅ KES 1.09 per share, followed by:

✅Eaagads Plc [EGAD] (+7.14%)
✅Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (+4.03%)
✅CIC Insurance Plc [CIC] (+3.29%).

On the losing side, Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of? 8% at KES 0.23 per share, followed by:

? Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (-6.67%)
?Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] (-5.58%)
?Jubilee Holdings Plc [JUB] (-1.75%).

Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 3.4 million traded shares, followed by:

➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (3.43m)
➖Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (2.32m)
➖KenGen Plc [KEGN] (695,400)

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined?1.64 points to close at 165.76
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅ 2.11 points to close at 1863.25
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined? 17.39 points to close at 3586.62

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during today’s trading session, with 34 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 1.23 million concluded, compared to the 74 SSF contracts valued at Kes 2.42 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 2.22 billion transacted in 97 deals as compared to the Kes 3.11 billion worth of bonds achieved in 96 deals in the preceding session.