Market Report; 27 May, 2021
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 36,496,500 shares in 1,256 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 1,765,788,661.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Wednesday, May 26), today’s data shows 114% improvement in volume, 186% improvement in turnover, and 8% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.56 trillion.
In the aggregate, 47 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 14 ✅gainers and 27🔻 losers.
Sameer Africa Plc [SMER] led the gainers with 3.85% share price appreciation closing at✅ KES 3.51 per share, followed by:
✅ Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (+3.47%)
✅ Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (+3.45%)
✅ HF Group Plc [HFCK] (+2.82%).
On the losing side, Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 10% at🔻 KES 1.80 per share, followed by:
🔻 Umeme Limited [UMME] (-5.74%)
🔻 Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] (-5.71%)
🔻 Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (-5.13%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 13.8 million traded shares, followed by:
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (8.34m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (5.63m)
➖East African Breweries Plc [EABL] (2.98m).
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined3.74 points to close at 168.94
The NSE 20 Share Index declined 1.62 points to close at 1863.68
The NSE 25 Share Index declined43.90 points to close at 3667.90
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during Today’s trading session, with 20 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 701,690 concluded, compared to the 108 SSF contracts valued at Kes 4.44 million concluded on 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 12.00 billion transacted in 120 deals as compared to the Kes 7.64 billion worth of bonds achieved in 139 deals in the preceding session.