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Market Report; 30 April, 2021

At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange this week.

A total of 13,379,900 shares in 950 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 465,326,363.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, April 29), today’s data shows 12% decline in volume, 14% decline in turnover, and 8% decline in deals.

The current Nairobi Securities Exchange market capitalization is KES 2.55 trillion.

In the aggregate, 49 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 17✅ gainers and 24🔻 losers.

Eveready E. A Plc [EVRD] led the gainers with ✅6.93% share price appreciation closing at KES 1.08 per share, followed by:

✅ Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (+5.32%)
✅ Sasini Plc [SASN] (+4.34%)
✅ Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] (+3.36%).

On the losing side, Crown Paints Plc [CRWN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 5.51% at KES 36.00 per share, followed by:

🔻 CIC Insurance Plc [CIC] (-4.39%)
🔻 WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (-2.92%)
🔻 Jubilee Holdings Plc [JUB] (-2.84%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 10.4 million traded shares, followed by :

➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (457,600)
➖Umeme Limited [UMME] (345,200)
➖KenGen Plc [KEGN] (280,000)

➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined🔻0.04 points to close at 169.15
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻 6.99  points to close at 1866.58
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻 0.95 points to close at 3674.77

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during Today’s trading session, with 36 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 1.43 million concluded, compared to the 51 SSF contracts valued at Kes 2.00 million concluded on 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 3.00 billion transacted in 86 deals as compared to the Kes 4.38 billion worth of bonds achieved in 150 deals in the preceding session.