Market Report; 16 July, 2021
At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
A total of 12,141,300 shares in 1,083 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 433,061,855.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, July 15), today’s data shows 69% improvement in volume, 76% improvement in turnover, and 4% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.71 trillion.
In the aggregate, 49 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 14 ✅gainers and 21🔻 losers.
Williamson Tea Kenya Plc [WTK] led the gainers with✅ 9.34% share price appreciation closing at KES 152.25 per share, followed by:
✅ Car and General Plc [CGEN] (+9.09%)
✅ Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (+4.5%)
✅Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (+2.16%).
On the losing side, Trans Century Plc [TCL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 10% at KES 1.17 per share, followed by:
🔻Crown Paints Plc [CRWN] (-10%)
🔻CIC Insurance Plc [CIC] (-9.28%)
🔻Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (-8.75%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 7.5 million traded shares, followed by :
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.41m)
➖Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (598,500)
➖ WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (358,100)
The benchmarks NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined🔻 0.13 points to close at 178.65
The NSE 20 Share Index gained2.54 points to close at 1972.33
The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻 2.46 points to close at 3902.04
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during Today’s trading session, with 22 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 889,290 concluded, compared to the 19 contracts valued at Kes 1.45 million concluded on the previous session.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 3.69 billion transacted in 71 deals as compared to the Kes 2.68 billion worth of bonds achieved in 82 deals in the preceding session.