Market Report; 26 March, 2021
At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 10,003,200 shares in 848 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 311,405,351.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, March 25), today’s data shows 25% decline in volume, 25% decline in turnover, and 11% decline in deals.
The current Nairobi Securities Exchange market capitalization is KES 2.51 trillion.
In the aggregate, 44 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 20✅ gainers and 17🔻 losers.
Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] led the gainers with 9.92% share price appreciation closing at✅ KES 8.20 per share, followed by:
✅Sasini Plc [SASN] (+9.09%)
✅Sanlam Kenya Plc[SLAM] (+7.14%)
✅Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (+6.71%).
On the losing side, HF Group Plc [HFCK] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻8.22% at KES 4.58 per share, followed by:
🔻 Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV](-5.29%)
🔻 Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Plc [DTK] (-5%)
🔻 Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] (-4.47%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 3.9 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (1.51m
➖ Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.2m)
➖ Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (491,200)
The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined 2.37 points to close at 166.48
The NSE 20 Share Index declined 4.26 points to close at 1903.06
The NSE 25 Share Index declined 44.34 points to close at 3666.29
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a decline in activity in today’s trading session, with 6 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 172,100 concluded, compared to the 10 SSF contracts valued at Kes 415,000 concluded on the previous session
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded a decline in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 2.24 billion transacted in 110 deals as compared to the Kes 2.62 billion worth of bonds achieved in 86 deals in the preceding session