Market Report; 26 May, 2021

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

A total of 17,034,000 shares in 1,162 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 616,551,615.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, May 25), today’s data shows 31% decline in volume, 40% decline in turnover, and 2% decline in deals.

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.62 trillion.

In the aggregate, 45 Nairobi Securities Exchange listed equities participated in trading, ending with 18 ✅gainers and 20? losers.

Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] led the gainers with✅ 8.33% share price appreciation closing at KES 0.26 per share, followed by:

✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+5.26%)
✅Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (+5%)
✅Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (+3.57%).

On the losing side, Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?5.85% at KES 3.38 per share, followed by:

?TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (-3.42%)
?Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (-3.32%)
?Williamson Tea Kenya Plc [WTK] (-2.93%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 6.1 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (4.25m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.87m)
➖Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (1.58m)

➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined? 2.05 points to close at 172.68
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅ 1.44 points to close at 1865.30
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined?12.68 points to close at 3711.80

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted an increase in activity during today’s trading session, with 108 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 4.44 million concluded, compared to the 26 SSF contracts valued at Kes 897,800 concluded during the previous session

Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 7.64 billion transacted in 139 deals as compared to the Kes 5.16 billion worth of bonds achieved in 97 deals in the preceding session.

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