Market Report; 25 March, 2021
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
A total of 13,353,900 shares in 948 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 412,969,899.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, March 24), today’s data shows 24% decline in volume, 34% decline in turnover, and 10% decline in deals.
The current Nairobi Securities Exchange market capitalization is KES 2.55 trillion.
In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 15✅ gainers and 24🔻 losers.
HF Group Plc [HFCK] led the gainers with ✅9.91% share price appreciation closing at KES 4.99 per share, followed by:
✅ Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (+9.83%)
✅ Eveready E. A Plc [EVRD] (+7.69%)
✅ Standard Group Plc [SGL] (+4.91%).
On the losing side, TransCentury Plc [TCL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 6.67% at KES 1.12 per share, followed by:
🔻 Unga Group Plc [UNGA](-6.29%)
🔻 Jubilee Holdings Plc [JUB] (-5.72%)
🔻 Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-4.35%).
Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] recorded the highest volume of 2.9 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.58m)
➖ Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (2.26m)
➖ HF Group Plc [HFCK] (1.23m)
The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined 0.11 points to close at 168.85
The NSE 20 Share Index declined 2.48 points to close at 1907.32
The NSE 25 Share Index declined 13.08 points to close at 3710.63
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a decline in activity in today’s trading session, with 10 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 415,000 concluded, compared to the 21 SSF contracts valued at Kes 773,150 concluded on the previous session
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a rise during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 2.62 billion transacted in 88 deals as compared to the Kes 2.20 billion worth of bonds achieved in 86 deals in the preceding session