Market Report; 20 April, 2021
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
A total of 15,533,100 shares in 1,056 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 483,281,971.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, April 19), today’s data shows 220% improvement in volume, 281% improvement in turnover, and 23% improvement in deals.
The current Nairobi Securities Exchange market capitalization is KES 2.48 trillion.
In the aggregate, 45 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 16✅ gainers and 20🔻 losers.
Crown Paints Plc [CRWN] led the gainers with✅ 6.32% share price appreciation closing at KES 40.40 per share, followed by:
✅ Sasini Plc [SASN] (+6.1%)
✅Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (+4.53%)
✅ Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+4.35%).
On the losing side, Unga Group Plc [UNGA] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻5.63% at KES 30.20 per share, followed by:
🔻 Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (-2.86%)
🔻 Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (-2.44%)
🔻 Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (-2.28%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 5.1 million traded shares, followed by:
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.75m)
➖KenGen Plc [KEGN] (2.46m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.84m)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅1.09 points to close at 164.82
The NSE 20 Share Index declined 5.12 points to close at 1873.93
The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅16.47 points to close at 3633.40
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded an increase in activity during Today’s trading session, with 57 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 2.50 million concluded, compared to the 5 SSF contracts valued at Kes 205,300 concluded on the previous session
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a decline in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 3.70 billion transacted in 102 deals as compared to the Kes 4.16 billion worth of bonds achieved in 99 deals in the preceding session.