Market Report; 19 April, 2021
At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
A total of 4,860,300 shares in 860 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 126,795,375.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, April 16), today’s data shows 57% decline in volume, 60% decline in turnover, and 2% decline in deals.
The current Nairobi Securities Exchange market capitalization is KES 2.47 trillion.
In the aggregate, 41 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 15✅ gainers and 21🔻 losers.
Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] led the gainers with✅ 9.52% share price appreciation closing at KES 0.23 per share, followed by:
✅ Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (+8.11%)
✅Britam Holdings Plc [BRIT] (+3.57%)
✅ Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (+3.24%).
On the losing side, TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 9.41% at KES 15.40 per share, followed by:
🔻 British American Tobacco Plc [BAT] (-7.89%)
🔻Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (-7.86%)
🔻 Sasini Plc [SASN] (-7.03%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 2.2 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (525,100)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (368,600)
➖ KenGen Plc [KEGN] (366,900)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined 🔻1. 35 points to close at 163.73
The NSE 20 Share Index declined 🔻3.90 points to close at 1879.06
The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻18.81 points to close at 3616.93
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during Today’s trading session, with 5 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 205,300 million concluded, compared to the 35 SSF contracts valued at Kes 1.35 million concluded on the previous session
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a slight decline in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 4.16 billion transacted in 99 deals as compared to the Kes 4.54 billion worth of bonds achieved in 181 deals in the preceding session.