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Market Report; 22 July 2021

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

A total of 7,287,600 shares in 862 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 270,834,765.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, July 21), today’s data shows 51% decline in volume, 56% decline in turnover, and 24% decline in deals.

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.72 trillion.

In the aggregate, 48 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 21✅ gainers and 16🔻 losers.

E. A Portland Plc [PORT] led the gainers with 9.72% share price appreciation closing at ✅KES 7.90 per share, followed by:

✅TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (+6.38%)
✅Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (+6.17%)
✅ TransCentury Plc [TCL] (+5.6%).

On the losing side, Nairobi Business Ventures[NBV] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 6.8% at KES 9.46 per share, followed by:

🔻Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (-6.24%)
🔻Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] (-5.91%)
🔻Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Plc [DTK] (-5.11%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 4.88 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (965,000)
➖WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (209,700)
➖East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (140,000)

➡️The benchmarks NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅0.12 points to close at 179.01
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻 6.38 points to close at 1978.99
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅4.22 points to close at 3896.89

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during Today’s trading session, with 33 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 796,350 concluded, compared to the 13 contracts valued at Kes 568,440 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 4.05 billion transacted in 78 deals as compared to the Kes 4.07 billion worth of bonds achieved in  59 deals in the preceding session.