Market Report; 16 June 2021

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

A total of 14,611,100 shares in 857 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 498,048,099.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, June 15), today’s data shows 20% improvement in volume, 42% improvement in turnover, but 8% decline in deals.

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.65 trillion.

In the aggregate, 47 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 18✅ gainers and 18? losers.

Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] led the gainers with ✅3.7% share price appreciation closing at KES 0.28 per share, followed by:

✅Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] (+2.88%)
✅Kapchorua Plc [KAPC] (+2.81%)
✅Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (+2.51%)

On the losing side, Unga Group Plc [UNGA] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of? 8.74% at KES 26.10 per share, followed by:

?Eveready E. A Plc [EVRD] (-7.84%)
?Crown Paints Plc [CRWN] (-5.78%)
?Kakuzi Plc [KUKZ] (-4.94%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 9 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (1.22m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.14m)
➖KenGen Plc [KEGN] (885,000)

➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 0.83 points to close at 174.17
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅ 2.27 points to close at 1911.45
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅ 10.66 points to close at 3768.21

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during Today’s trading session, with 1 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 42,900 concluded, compared to the 7 SSF contracts valued at Kes 113,110 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 3.38  billion transacted in 55 deals as compared to the Kes 2.83 billion worth of bonds achieved in 57 deals in the preceding session.

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