Market Report; 25 June 2021
At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange this week.
A total of 17,658,400 shares in 929 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 607,196,007.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, June 24), today’s data shows 13% decline in volume, 3% improvement in turnover, but 15% decline in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.61 trillion.
In the aggregate, 47 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 22✅ gainers and 15🔻 losers.
Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] led the gainers with ✅9.74% share price appreciation closing at KES 8.34 per share, followed by:
✅Britam Holdings Plc [BRIT] (+3.95%)
✅Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Plc [DTK] (+3.45%)
✅Kapchorua Plc [KAPC] (+3.44%).
On the losing side, TransCentury Plc [TCL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻4.29% at KES 1.34 per share, followed by:
🔻Standard Group Plc [SGL] (-2.52%)
🔻Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (-2.4%)
🔻 Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (-2.38%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 7 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (3.49m)
➖Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC](2.03m)
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.75m).
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 0.01 points to close at 171.62
The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅ 8.82 points to close at 1899.11
The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅ 12.83 points to close at 3749.19
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a drop in activity during Today’s trading session, with 28 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 1.10 million concluded, compared to the 76 contracts valued at Kes 3.07 million 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 4.27 billion transacted in 70 deals as compared to the Kes 7.02 billion worth of bonds achieved in 119 deals in the preceding session.