Market Report; 16 April, 2021
At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 11,280,100 shares in 881 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 314,012,481.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, April 15), today’s data shows 6% decline in volume, 14% decline in turnover, and 6% decline in deals.
The current Nairobi Securities Exchange market capitalization is KES 2.49 trillion.
In the aggregate, 49 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 16✅ gainers and 20🔻 losers.
Eaagads Plc [EGAD] led the gainers with ✅8.7% share price appreciation closing at KES 15.00 per share, followed by:
✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+8.11%)
✅Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (+6.05%)
✅CIC Insurance Plc [CIC] (+3.62%).
On the losing side, Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc 4% Preference Shares [KPLC-P4] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 9.4% at KES 4.53 per share, followed by:
🔻Umeme Limited [UMME] (-3.94%)
🔻Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-2.27%)
🔻Carbacid Plc [CARB] (-2.18%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 5.5 million traded shares, followed by :
➖Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (1.96m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.08m)
➖NCBA Group Plc [NCBA] (422,300)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained 0.76 points to close at 165.08
The NSE 20 Share Index gained 9.50 points to close at 1882.96
The NSE 25 Share Index gained15.64 points to close at 3635.74
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during Today’s trading session, with 35 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 1.35 million concluded, compared to the 34 SSF contracts valued at Kes 1.16 million concluded on the previous session
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a rise in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 4.54 billion transacted in 181 deals as compared to the Kes 3.82 billion worth of bonds achieved in 124 deals in the preceding session.