Market Report: May 30, 2022.

At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) this week.

A total of 5,118,600 shares in 1,146 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 123,817,280.00, were traded. 

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, May 27), today’s data shows a 64% decline in volume, 62% decline in turnover, and 8% decline in deals. 

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.02 trillion.

In the aggregate, 45 NSE-listed equities participated in trading, ending with 23 gainers and 14 losers. 

Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] led the gainers with 8.96% share price appreciation closing at KES 2.19 per share, followed by:

Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (+8.75%)

Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+5.56%) 

Carbacid Investments Plc [CARB] (+5.41%). 

On the losing side, Bamburi Cement Plc [BAMB] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻7.54% at KES 32.50 per share, followed by:

🔻Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (-6.09%)

🔻Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (-5.5%) 

🔻Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (-5.06%). 

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 2.57 million traded shares, followed by:

Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (1.03m)

Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (346,100) 

Nairobi Securities Exchange [NSE] (193,000).

➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] dropped 🔻0.16 points to close at 129.68

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained 0.78 points to close at 1688.60

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained 11.10 points to close at 3077.82

Bonds & Derivatives Performance on the NSE

Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted gains in value, compared to Friday’s trading, with bonds valued at Kes 4.14 billion transacted in 99 deals compared to the Kes 2.49 billion worth of bonds achieved in 104 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.

The derivatives of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NEXT) had no transactions concluded in today’s trading session compared to the 2 contracts valued at Kes 132,500 transacted in the previous trading session.

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