Market Report; 25 May, 2021
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 24,563,800 shares in 1,189 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 1,024,982,180.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous trading day on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (Monday, May 24), today’s data shows 58% improvement in volume, 35% improvement in turnover, and 13% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.65 trillion.
In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 16 gainers and 22 losers.
HF Group Plc [HFCK] led the gainers with ✅5.54% share price appreciation closing at KES 4.00 per share, followed by:
✅Crown Paints Kenya Plc [CRWN] (+4.99%)
✅Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (+3.66%)
✅Safaricom Plc [SCOM] (+2.4%).
On the losing side, East African Cables Plc [CABL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻9.92% at KES 1.18 per share, followed by:
🔻Standard Group Plc [SGL] (-8.01%)
🔻Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-7.48%)
🔻Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (-6.14%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 19.4 million traded shares, followed by:
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.36m)
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (509,100)
➖KenGen Plc [KEGN] (414,000).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅2.53 points to close at 174.73
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅3.46 points to close at 1863.86
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅33.36 points to close at 3724.48
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during today’s trading session, with 26 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 897,800 concluded, compared to the 80 SSF contracts valued at Kes 2.87 million concluded during 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 5.16 billion transacted in 97 deals as compared to the Kes 4.05 billion worth of bonds achieved in 100 deals in the preceding session.