Nairobi Securities Exchange KENYA

Market Report; 22 October 2021

At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange 

A total of 11,992,800 shares in 1,005 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 430,295,283.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, October 21), today’s data shows 52% decline in volume, 73% decline in turnover, and 13% decline in deals.

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.71 trillion.

In the aggregate, 48 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 12 ✅gainers and 23🔻 losers.

Sasini Plc [SASN] led the gainers with✅ 3.7% share price appreciation closing at KES 21.00 per share, followed by:

✅ Bank of Kigali Group Plc [BKG] (+1.82%)
✅Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (+1.3%)
✅ Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (+1.06%).

On the losing side, Eveready E. A Plc [EVRD]came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 10% at KES 0.90 per share, followed by:

🔻 Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] (-9.98%)
🔻 Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (-8.66%)
🔻 Standard Group Plc [SGL] (-4.97%).

Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 5.08 million traded shares, followed by:

➖ Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (2.73m)
➖ Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (1.08m)
➖Centum Investment Plc [CTUM] (1.04m)

➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 1.15 to close at 177.39
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻 0.57 points to close at 1960.75
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅ 16.61 points to close at 3865.42

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a decline in activity with 6 single stock features valued at Kes 279,750 traded during today’s trading session compared to the 10 single stock features valued at Kes 303,660 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 2.32 billion transacted in 83 deals compared to the Kes 3.53  billion worth of bonds achieved in 158  deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.

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