Market Report; 27 April, 2021
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 18,300,200 shares in 970 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 528,012,681.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, April 26), today’s data shows 50% improvement in volume, 31% improvement in turnover, and 3% improvement 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 14 ✅gainers and 21🔻 losers.
Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] led the gainers with 5.35% share price appreciation closing at KES 4.92 per share, followed by:
✅ I&M Holdings Plc [IMH] (+4.74%)
✅ Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (+4.21%)
✅ British American Tobacco Plc [BAT] (+3.97%).
On the losing side, TransCentury Plc [TCL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻9.09% at KES 1.20 per share, followed by:
🔻Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (-8.43%)
🔻CIC Insurance Plc [CIC] (-6.11%)
🔻Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] (-5.3%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM]recorded the highest volume of 10 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ Britam Holdings Plc [BRIT] (2.76m)
➖ KenGen Plc [KEGN] (1.27m)
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.05m)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained 0.34 points to close at 166.42
The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻 20.30 points to close at 1868.28
The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻11.52 points to close at 3629.75
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during Today’s trading session, with 50 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 1.96 million concluded, compared to the 56 SSF contracts valued at Kes 2.12 million concluded on the previous session
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange recorded an increase in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 4.24 billion transacted in 106 deals as compared to the Kes 1.80 billion worth of bonds achieved in 88 deals in the preceding session.