Market Report; 19 October 2021

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

A total of 23,650,900 shares in 1,189 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 780,609,926.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, October 18), today’s data shows 90% improvement in volume, 100% improvement in turnover, and 33% improvement in deals.

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.68 trillion.

In the aggregate, 48 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 18✅ gainers and 21🔻 losers.

Sasini Plc [SASN] led the gainers with 7.5% share price appreciation closing at ✅KES 21.50 per share, followed by:

✅ HF Group Plc [HFCK] (+6.99%)
✅Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (+4.68%)
✅Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC](+4.65%).

On the losing side, Standard Group Plc [SGL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻4.44% at KES 16.15 per share, followed by:

🔻 Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (-4.4%)
🔻Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (-4.35%)
🔻 Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (-3.75%).

Sasini Plc [SASN] recorded the highest volume of 9.92 million traded shares, followed by;

➖ Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (6.48m)
➖ Centum Investment Plc [CTUM] (2.05m)
➖ Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC](1.02m)

➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined🔻2.01 to close at 176.35
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻3.06 points to close at 1959.67
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻26.64 points to close at 3831.25

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a decline in activity with 9 single stock features valued at Kes 325,425 traded during today’s trading session compared to the 36 single stock features valued at Kes  562,855 traded during the previous trading session.

Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during Today’s trading session, with bonds valued at Kes 3.73 billion transacted in 69 deals compared to the Kes 5.74  billion worth of bonds achieved in 124  deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.

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