Market Report; 18 June, 2021
At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 18,195,400 shares in 1,543 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 694,523,323.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, June 17), today’s data shows 69% improvement in volume, 34% improvement in turnover, and 82% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.62 trillion.
In the aggregate, 42 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 17✅ gainers and 20🔻 losers.
Standard Group Plc [SGL] led the gainers with✅ 7.78% share price appreciation closing at KES 18.00 per share, followed by:
✅Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (+7.59%)
✅ Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (+4.93%)
✅ Car and General Plc [CGEN] (+4.73%).
On the losing side, Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 8.57% at KES 1.28 per share, followed by:
🔻Sasini Plc [SASN] (-5%)
🔻Umeme Limited [UMME] (-4.52%)
🔻Crown Paints Plc [CRWN] (-4.38%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 12.1 million traded shares, followed by
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (2.23m)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company [KPLC] (1.09m)
➖Bamburi Cement Plc [BAMB](1.06m)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined 1.10 points to close at 172.38
The NSE 20 Share Index declined 7.36 points to close at 1901.21
The NSE 25 Share Index declined 18.94 points to close at 3747.26
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a slump in activity during Today’s trading session, with 13 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 652,050 concluded, compared to the 264 SSF contracts valued at Kes 9.07 billion concluded on 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 9.96 billion transacted in 13 deals as compared to the Kes 2.17 billion worth of bonds achieved in 66 deals in the preceding session.