NSE Nairobi Securities Exchange

Market Report; 24 August 2021

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

A total of 7,475,200 shares in 1,174 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 300,217,368.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, August 23), today’s data shows 64% decline in volume, 54% decline in turnover, and 2% decline in deals.

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.86 trillion.

In the aggregate, 47 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 25✅ gainers and 13 🔻losers.

Umeme Plc [UMME] led the gainers with✅ 8.43% share price appreciation closing at KES 7.20 per share, followed by:

✅TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (+4.17%)
✅KenGen Plc [KEGN] (+3.49%)
✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+2.7%).

On the losing side, Standard Group Plc [SGL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 7.11% at KES 17.65 per share, followed by:

🔻 Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (-4%)
🔻 Total Kenya Plc [TOTL] (-3.27%)
🔻Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (-2.14%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 2.8 million traded shares, followed by:

➖ Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.72m)
➖ KenGen Plc [KEGN] (523,700)
➖ Nairobi Business Ventures[NBV] (437,000).

➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 0.34 points to close at 188.20
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅ 10.50 points to close at 2030.87
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅ 7.50 points to close at 4088.73

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

There derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity with 27 single stock features valued at Kes 827,950 traded during today’s trading session compared to the 22 single stock features valued at Kes 974,320 traded during Monday’s trading session 

Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in Tuesday’s trading session, with bonds valued at Kes 5.41 billion transacted in 112 deals as compared to the Kes 1.81 billion worth of bonds achieved in  57 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.